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Economic and Financial Developments in the Malaysian Economy in the Third Quarter of 2017  (17 Nov 2017)

The Malaysian economy grew at a faster pace of 6.2% in the third quarter of 2017

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Governor's Opening Remarks at the Persatuan Pasaran Kewangan (PPKM) Annual Dinner - "Of Perception, Sentiment and Reality"  (17 Nov 2017)

The theme of my speech will be a bit different this year. Titled “Of Perception, Sentiment and Reality”, it will be a bit longer than usual. I shall cover four parts; financial market review, factors that drive the level of the exchange rate, comments on ringgit exchange rate and interventions, and initiatives to build resiliency and liquidity for our market.

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3rd Counter-Terrorism Financing Summit 2017  (15 Nov 2017)

The 3rd Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) Summit organised by Bank Negara Malaysia in partnership with Australia’s financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC, and Indonesia’s Pusat Pelaporan dan Analisis Transaksi Keuangan (PPATK), will be held in Kuala Lumpur on 20 - 23 November 2017.

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Deputy Governor's Remarks at AIBIM Law Seminar on - “Practical Aspects of Dispute Resolution in Islamic Finance Facilities”  (15 Nov 2017)

This seminar marks another significant step in fostering dialogue between Islamic financiers, Shariah scholars and the legal fraternity. 

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Heightened Security Measures by CIMB Bank Berhad to Safeguard Customers’ Transactions  (13 Nov 2017)

Bank Negara Malaysia (the Bank) wishes to inform the public that we are aware of the incident involving the loss of backup tapes in transit by CIMB Bank Berhad (CIMB Bank).

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Exposure Draft on Shariah Governance  (13 Nov 2017)

This exposure draft outlines the Bank’s proposals for enhancements to the existing regulatory requirements and expectations on Shariah governance for Islamic financial institutions. 

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Monetary Policy Statement  (09 Nov 2017)

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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Assistant Governor's Keynote Address at the ASAS Shariah Fintech Forum 2017  (08 Nov 2017)

I would like to thank ASAS for the opportunity to speak at this event. I am encouraged to see the presence of many industry practitioners, particularly from the Shariah community. This demonstrates deep interest in fintech and its potential impact on Islamic finance. As the future of fintech unfolds, the world waits with eager anticipation for its many game-changing abilities. Islamic finance, itself a challenger to the conventional paradigm, will have much to gain from an early head-start in the fintech scene.

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BNM's Disaster Relief Facility for SMEs Affected by the Recent Floods  (07 Nov 2017)

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) would like to announce the availability of a RM500 million Disaster Relief Facility to alleviate the financial burden and assist in the resumption of business operations of the small medium enterprises (SMEs) affected by the recent floods in the northern states of Peninsular Malaysia.

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Highlights

Featured contents recommended as reference

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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Museum and Art Gallery Bank Negara Malaysia

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

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AML/CFT

Find out more about Money Laundering & Terrorism Financing

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Ringgit

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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Financial Fraud Alert

Don't be a victim. Protect yourself from financial scams. Find out more about illegal financial schemes and how to avoid being a victim.

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