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Deputy Governor's Opening Speech at the Malaysian Association of Risk and Insurance Management (MARIM) Conference 2018  (18 Jul 2018)

It is my great pleasure to be here today at the MARIM Conference 2018. With well-documented lessons on the links between corporate management and sport, and the 2018 FIFA World Cup final just behind us, the “GO-BOLA” theme must have been much too tempting to resist! As displayed on the football pitch, the quest to anticipate, defend and overcome continues to challenge risk and insurance management practitioners as we grapple with profound changes in the operating environment.

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Financial Consumer Alert: List of unauthorised companies and websites has been updated.  (16 Jul 2018)

The Bank has updated the Financial Consumer Alert list. The list consists of companies and websites which are neither authorised nor approved under the relevant laws and regulations administered by BNM.

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Base Rates, BLR and Indicative Effective Lending Rates of Financial Institutions as at 12 July 2018  (13 Jul 2018)

The following are the Base Rates, BLR and Indicative Effective Lending Rates of Financial Institutions as at 12 July 2018.

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Promoting usage of Bahasa Kebangsaan in the Financial Sector  (12 Jul 2018)

Sekretariat Gerakan Bahasa Kebangsaan Sektor Kewangan Bank Negara Malaysia continues to undertake initiatives to enhance, promote and implement the usage of Bahasa Kebangsaan in the financial industry, in line with our financial inclusion initiatives and to generate greater awareness on matters concerning financial consumers. 

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Monetary Policy Statement  (11 Jul 2018)

At its meeting today, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Bank Negara Malaysia decided to maintain the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) at 3.25 percent.

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International Reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia as at 29 June 2018  (06 Jul 2018)

The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia amounted to USD104.7 billion as at 29 June 2018.

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RINGGIT Newsletter (May 2018 issue) is now available for download  (03 Jul 2018)

RINGGIT is a joint-effort publication between FOMCA and the Bank to improve consumer awareness on financial issues. The highlight for this month is "Perkiraan Sukarela - Mekanisme Penyelamat Bagi Mengelak Tindakan Undang-Undang Kebankrapan".

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Monetary and Financial Developments in May 2018  (29 Jun 2018)

This monthly publication comprises the 'Monthly Highlights' report which features key issues surrounding domestic economic and financial developments for the month as well as the release of monthly data covering areas such as the consolidated balance sheet of the Malaysian banking system, financial markets, insurance and takaful, the external sector and other macroeconomic indicators.

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Detailed Disclosure of International Reserves as at end-May 2018  (29 Jun 2018)

In accordance with the IMF SDDS format, the detailed breakdown of international reserves provides forward-looking information on the size, composition and usability of reserves and other foreign currency assets, and the expected and potential future inflows and outflows of foreign exchange of the Federal Government and Bank Negara Malaysia over the next 12-month period.

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International Technical Cooperation

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