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Recent news from the Bank

Monetary Policy Statement  (12 Sep 2019)

At its meeting today, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Bank Negara Malaysia decided to maintain the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) at 3.00 percent.

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International Reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia as at 30 August 2019  (06 Sep 2019)

The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia amounted to USD103.5 billion as at 30 August 2019.

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Information on Local Currency Settlement Framework  (30 Aug 2019)

As part of the strengthening regional financial integration with countries in the ASEAN region, Bank Negara Malaysia established Ringgit-Baht Local Currency Settlement Framework (LCSF) with Bank of Thailand (BOT) and Ringgit-Rupiah LCSF with Bank Indonesia (BI) in March 2016 and December 2017, respectively.

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24th Executives' Meeting of East Asia-Pacific Central Banks (EMEAP) Governors' Meeting  (30 Aug 2019)

The 24th EMEAP Governors' Meeting was held in Shenzhen, China on 29 August 2019.

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Monetary and Financial Developments in July 2019  (30 Aug 2019)

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-July 2019  (30 Aug 2019)

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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Assistant Governor’s Keynote Address at the Bank Negara Malaysia and the Malaysian Bar Joint National AML/CFT Conference 2019  (29 Aug 2019)

It is a great pleasure and honour to welcome you this morning to the Joint National Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Conference 2019.

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Joint National AML/CFT Conference 2019  (29 Aug 2019)

Bank Negara Malaysia and the Malaysian Bar today organised the Joint National AML/CFT Conference 2019 at Sasana Kijang, Kuala Lumpur. Themed “Building Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Compliance Effectiveness: Risks and Challenges”, the conference aims to raise the understanding of vulnerabilities to money laundering and terrorism financing (ML/TF) risks of Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBP) sectors including the legal sector.

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Ucapan oleh Penolong Gabenor di Majlis Perasmian Pameran LATerasi Kewangan  (25 Aug 2019)

Dari segi latar belakangnya, Pameran LATerasi Kewangan ini dilancarkan di Muzium dan Galeri Seni Bank Negara Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur pada tahun 2015.

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Featured contents recommended as reference

Explore The New Housingwatch Website

This Housing Watch microsite aims to provide timely information on the key factors that influence the demand and supply of housing in Malaysia for a more informed decision-making and public discourse on this issue.

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Financial Technology Enabler Group

The Financial Technology Enabler Group (FTEG) was established by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) in June 2016 to support innovations that will improve the quality, efficiency and accessibility of financial services in Malaysia.

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Pembiayaan Mikro

A sustainable microfinance scheme, where participating financial institutions offer microfinance products that are easy, fast and convenient to micro enterprises with viable businesses.

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Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery

An informal and interactive venue for learning about the importance of numismatics, economics, Islamic banking and financial planning.

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RINGGIT is a joint-effort publication between FOMCA and Bank Negara Malaysia. This collaboration creates greater outreach in our effort to improve the consumer awareness on financial issues.

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