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Monetary and Financial Developments in March 2017  (28 Apr 2017)

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Detailed Disclosure of International Reserves as at end-March 2017  (28 Apr 2017)

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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Notice on the Misuse of Bank Negara Malaysia's Name, Corporate Logo, Senior Officers' Names and Positions  (28 Apr 2017)

Stay alert and ignore phone calls, letters, text messages or e-mails claiming to be from Bank Negara Malaysia. BNM WILL NEVER contact you for any investment schemes or ask for your personal banking information.

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Remarks by Deputy Governor at AIF-FSBP Business Ethics Conference 2017 - “The ethical challenge: Building a culture of professionalism and integrity”  (26 Apr 2017)

Ethics is not a new topic. It has been talked about for thousands of years. Plato claimed that “Good people don’t need laws to tell them to act responsibly, and bad people will find a way around the laws”. In essence, he suggests that there are “good apples” and there are “bad apples”. 

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Liberalisation of Motor Insurance  (21 Apr 2017)

Effective 1 July 2017, premium pricing for Motor Comprehensive; and Motor Third Party Fire and Theft products will be liberalised where premium pricing will be determined by individual insurers and takaful operators.

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International Reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia as at 14 April 2017  (21 Apr 2017)

The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia amounted to USD95.7 billion (equivalent to RM423.2 billion) as at 14 April 2017. The reserves position is sufficient to finance 8.2 months of retained imports and is 1.1 times the short-term external debt.

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Reappointment of Two External Members to Bank Negara Malaysia’s Monetary Policy Committee  (19 Apr 2017)

Bank Negara Malaysia wishes to announce the reappointment of Dato’ Seri Dr. Noor Azlan bin Ghazali and Dr. Yeah Kim Leng as external members of Bank Negara Malaysia’s Monetary Policy Committee for a two-year term effective 1 April 2017.

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Sixth Auction of Ringgit Banknotes with Special Serial Numbers (4th Series)  (18 Apr 2017)

Bank Negara Malaysia will be conducting the sixth auction of Ringgit banknotes with special serial numbers on Saturday, 22 April 2017, 8.30a.m. onwards at the Auditorium, Sasana Kijang, Bank Negara Malaysia. The auction will be conducted by the Bank’s appointed auctioneer, MNP Auctioneers (Central) Sdn. Bhd. (MNP).

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Governor's Remarks at the Launch of the Asian Banking School's Cambridge Summer School Programme - "Breaking Down Inertia, Embracing Change"  (18 Apr 2017)

"I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the Asian Banking School on the launch of the Cambridge Summer School programme. This is an exciting collaboration with Cambridge University, an institution synonymous with academic excellence and thought leadership."

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