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Sabah Daily Express
BNM Governor's signature on new banknotesKuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Wednesday said the ringgit banknotes b
BNM Governor's signature on new banknotes
Sabah Daily Express / Posted yesterday
Kuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Wednesday said the ringgit banknotes bearing the signature of its Governor, Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim, would go into circulation in stages from Thursday, beginning with the first batch of RM50 banknotes. These... Read more
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The Borneo Post
BNM hopes to see 75 pct of Malaysians covered by insurance by 2020KUCHING: Only 54 per cent of Malaysians were insured as of last year, prompting
BNM hopes to see 75 pct of Malaysians covered by insurance by 2020
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
KUCHING: Only 54 per cent of Malaysians were insured as of last year, prompting Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to set a vision of raising the coverage to 75 per cent by 2020. However, the industry would require more assistance from the government if... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Ombudsman for Financial Services starts Oct 1Kuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has announced that the Ombudsman for F
Ombudsman for Financial Services starts Oct 1
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 2 days ago
Kuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has announced that the Ombudsman for Financial Services would commence operations as the operator of the financial ombudsman scheme on Oct 1, 2016. The Ombudsman for Financial Services is approved by the Bank... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia central bank governor says market determines ringgit exchange ratethe year, having been Asia's worst performing currency last year. Speaking at
Malaysia central bank governor says market determines ringgit exchange rate
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
the year, having been Asia's worst performing currency last year. Speaking at an economic forum in Kuala Lumpur on Monday, Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Muhammad Ibrahim made his first public comments about the ringgit since the recent bout of... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Budget 2017: Khazanah sees continuation of pro-growthwould be education and infrastructure. Meanwhile, when asked wether CIMB Bank
Budget 2017: Khazanah sees continuation of pro-growth
The Borneo Post / Posted 4 days ago
would be education and infrastructure. Meanwhile, when asked wether CIMB Bank expects another overnight policy rate cut by Bank Negara Malaysia this year, Nazir did not discount the posibility, “These cuts cannot be done in isolation. It is not... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Consumer credit law to be introducedcredit legislation will be introduced to protect businesses and households that
Consumer credit law to be introduced
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 7 days ago
credit legislation will be introduced to protect businesses and households that deal with financial intermediaries, says Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim. In announcing this, he said the central bank was currently working... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
BNM likely to keep interest rate unchangedKuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will likely keep interest rate unchang
BNM likely to keep interest rate unchanged
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 9 days ago
Kuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will likely keep interest rate unchanged at the current level of three per cent in the months ahead, said RHB Research. "Following the cut in policy rate in July by 25 basis points (bps) Malaysia's interest... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Lloyd’s entry to boost Malaysian insurance industryindustry. “The admission of a new foreign entrant into the onshore reinsurance
Lloyd’s entry to boost Malaysian insurance industry
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 days ago
industry. “The admission of a new foreign entrant into the onshore reinsurance market is not unexpected as Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has opened up the reinsurance industry fully to foreign competition. “On this score, the entrance... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Responsible lending guide ensures borrowers’ affordabilityKUCHING: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) affirms that financial institutions will co
Responsible lending guide ensures borrowers’ affordability
The Borneo Post / Posted 10 days ago
KUCHING: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) affirms that financial institutions will continue to lend to individuals who can afford to take on a housing loan, including for the purchases of their first homes. This is with reference to media reports on... Read more
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The Borneo Post
What’s the deal with household debts?must be closely monitored to ensure that it is sustainable.” IIUM study added.
What’s the deal with household debts?
The Borneo Post / Posted 13 days ago
must be closely monitored to ensure that it is sustainable.” IIUM study added. Other financial bodies and agencies such as Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), Prudential and the AKPK seem to share this sentiment as they have attempted to resolve this issue... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
PAS spiritual head Haron dies in Frisco hospitalAlthough active in politics, he was a member of the Syariah Advisory Council of
PAS spiritual head Haron dies in Frisco hospital
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 14 days ago
Although active in politics, he was a member of the Syariah Advisory Council of a number of banking institutions including Bank Negara Malaysia, CIMB and Muamalah Financial Consulting. Haron was also the founder of the association, Persatuan... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Property developer lending can stoke risks in Malaysiaimplemented prudently, it said in a statement yesterday. Lending by property d
Property developer lending can stoke risks in Malaysia
The Borneo Post / Posted 15 days ago
implemented prudently, it said in a statement yesterday. Lending by property developers will fall outside the purview of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). This means it will not be subject to the same level of scrutiny, risk management and... Read more
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De Minimis
September 2016Many of us are aware of the long, long time it took for Bank Negara Malaysia to
September 2016
De Minimis / Posted 22 days ago
Many of us are aware of the long, long time it took for Bank Negara Malaysia to bring the non-bank financial institutions such as Bank Rakyat and the Malaysia Building Society Berhad (MBSB) into its regulatory purview. This effort was to allow the... Read more
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De Minimis
Undermining Bank Negara's policies - Allowing developers to become moneylenders is a HUGE mistakeMany of us are aware of the long, long time it took for Bank Negara Malaysia to
Undermining Bank Negara's policies - Allowing developers to become moneylenders is a HUGE mistake
De Minimis / Posted 22 days ago
Many of us are aware of the long, long time it took for Bank Negara Malaysia to bring the non-bank financial institutions such as Bank Rakyat and the Malaysia Building Society Berhad (MBSB) into its regulatory purview. This effort was to allow the... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
OPR maintained at 3pcKuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has decided to maintain the Overnight
OPR maintained at 3pc
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 23 days ago
Kuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has decided to maintain the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) at three per cent. At the current level of the OPR, the degree of monetary accommodativeness is consistent with the policy stance to ensure that the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
OPR stays at three per centamid stable inflation, supported by continued healthy financial intermediation
OPR stays at three per cent
The Borneo Post / Posted 23 days ago
amid stable inflation, supported by continued healthy financial intermediation in the economy. — Bernama photo KUCHING: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has decided to maintain the overnight policy rate (OPR) at three per cent during its monetary... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia exports tumble the most in 15 monthsmeeting later on Wednesday, following a surprise 25-basis-point easing to 3.00
Malaysia exports tumble the most in 15 months
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
meeting later on Wednesday, following a surprise 25-basis-point easing to 3.00 percent in July. A Reuters poll forecast Bank Negara Malaysia to stay its hand this afternoon, but some analysts note growing risks of a further easing before... Read more
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The Borneo Post
GE14 will be held in July next year – LDPwill take the necessary legal actions. From the point of view of an ordinary ci
GE14 will be held in July next year – LDP
The Borneo Post / Posted 26 days ago
will take the necessary legal actions. From the point of view of an ordinary citizen, our country’s Attorney-General and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) have denied wrongdoings in 1MDB. As such, we should leave the matter to the US.” Chin stressed... Read more
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The Borneo Post
MII sees high potential in underserved Bumiputera markettold reporters after the MII Graduation Ceremony here. Gracing the event to pr
MII sees high potential in underserved Bumiputera market
The Borneo Post / Posted 1 months ago
told reporters after the MII Graduation Ceremony here. Gracing the event to present the certificates to the graduates was Bank Negara Malaysia Deputy Governor, Abdul Rasheed Ghaffour, who was accompanied by MII chairman Hashim Syed Moheeb said... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
BNM to set up funding ecosystem to help SMEsKuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) aims to set up a comprehensive funding
BNM to set up funding ecosystem to help SMEs
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 1 months ago
Kuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) aims to set up a comprehensive funding ecosystem to meet various financing needs of the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector. BNM Director of Development Finance and Enterprise Department, Marina Abdul... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Gani, Zeti and Abu Kassim told to clear their namesNew Straits Times reports. Terengganu Umno Youth chief Mohd Johari Abu Bakar s
Gani, Zeti and Abu Kassim told to clear their names
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 1 months ago
New Straits Times reports. Terengganu Umno Youth chief Mohd Johari Abu Bakar said if it was untrue that the trio — former Bank Negara Malaysia governor Tan Sri Zeti Akhtar Aziz, former attorney-general Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail and Malaysian... Read more

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