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The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia amounted to USD103.6 billion as at 15 February 2018. The reserves position is sufficient to finance 7.1 months of retained imports and is 1.1 times the short-term external debt.
In 4Q 2017, total employment in the financial services sector, covering banking institutions, development financial institutions and insurance companies/Takaful operators increased by 0.3% to 164,885 persons (4Q 2016: 164,463).Read More
Base Rates, BLR and Indicative Effective Lending Rates of Financial Institutions as at 19 February 2018 (19 Feb 2018)
The following are the Base Rates, BLR and Indicative Effective Lending Rates of Financial Institutions as at 19 February 2018.Read More
The GDP figures underscore a trend where the economy is becoming healthier, with growth becoming more broad-based across sectors amid a firm trajectory.Read More
The Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) would like to state that our member banks have received adequate supply of banknotes for the Chinese New Year comprising a mixture of new and fit notes. Our member banks have therefore, been exchanging a mixture of new and fit banknotes for customers.
Economic and Financial Developments in the Malaysian Economy in the Fourth Quarter of 2017 (14 Feb 2018)
The Malaysian economy grew by 5.9% in the fourth quarter of 2017.Read More
Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) in partnership with the World Bank Group today organised a Networking Event on Navigating the Affordable Housing Market in Urban Cities at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).Read More
Governor's Remarks at the 40th Harvard Business School Alumni Club Malaysia Anniversary Dinner: “Public Policy Perspective – Some Thoughts and Contemplations from A Central Banker” (09 Feb 2018)
Thank you for the invitation to speak tonight, among such impressive luminaries. I would like to take this opportunity to share, reflect and learn from past experiences. Since my line of work relates to public policy, I would like to approach it from this perspective.Read More
The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia amounted to USD103.7 billion as at 30 January 2018. The reserves position is sufficient to finance 7.2 months of retained imports and is 1.1 times the short-term external debt.Read More