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Recent news from the Bank

Interoperable Credit Transfer Framework (ICTF)  (16 Mar 2018)

Bank Negara Malaysia (“the Bank”) has today issued the Interoperable Credit Transfer Framework (ICTF), which has taken into account feedback received during the public consultation period on the Exposure Draft released on 7 December 2017.

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SC & BNM Establish Joint Working Group to Accelerate Digitisation of Stockbroking Industry  (15 Mar 2018)

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) today established the Brokerage Industry Digitisation Group (BRIDGe), a joint working group between the regulators and industry to accelerate digitisation of the stockbroking industry.

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Financial Stability Statement  (14 Mar 2018)

At its meeting on 9 March 2018, the Financial Stability Committee (FSC) of Bank Negara Malaysia assessed that domestic financial stability continues to be preserved and well-supported by sound financial institutions and orderly domestic financial markets.

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Financial Consumer Alert: List of unauthorised companies and websites has been updated.  (14 Mar 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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Caution on unauthorized cryptocurrency investment platform Coinzer  (11 Mar 2018)

BNM would like to state that it does not authorise or endorse the cryptocurrency platform called Coinzer.  The use of BNM logo and Jata Negara on the proposed physical coin design, white paper and website are unauthorised.

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Employee Screening  (09 Mar 2018)

The Bank today issued the policy document on Employee Screening. The policy aims to promote an ethical workforce within the financial sector by strengthening the screening practices for recruitments by financial institutions. Greater transparency on conduct histories of prospective employees will facilitate financial institutions in making informed hiring decisions.

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Response to Reuters’ Article “Prudential Malaysia Unit in Talks with KWAP to sell 30% Stake”  (08 Mar 2018)

This is with reference to Reuters’ article entitled “Prudential Malaysia Unit in Talks with KWAP to Sell 30% Stake” dated 7 March 2018.

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Auction of Commemorative Currency and Ringgit Banknotes with Special Serial Numbers  (07 Mar 2018)

The auction of commemorative currency and Ringgit banknotes with special serial numbers will be conducted on Saturday, 10 March 2018, 8.30 a.m. onwards at the Auditorium Sasana Kijang, Bank Negara Malaysia. 

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International Reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia as at 28 February 2018  (07 Mar 2018)

The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia amounted to USD103.7 billion as at 28 February 2018. The reserves position is sufficient to finance 7.2 months of retained imports and is 1.1 times the short-term external debt.

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