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The Borneo Post
The week at a glance 31 July 2016(HLISB) will reduce their base rate (BR) and base lending rate (BLR),in line wi
The week at a glance 31 July 2016
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 hours ago
(HLISB) will reduce their base rate (BR) and base lending rate (BLR),in line with the cut in the overnight policy rate by Bank Negara Malaysia. HLBB said this will bring the bank’s BR to 3.69 per cent from 3.94 per cent and BLR to 6.70 per cent... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
No need for NSC to deal with shooting cases: IGPsaid. On Tuesday, Khairul Azwan had lodged a police report at the Dang Wangi p
No need for NSC to deal with shooting cases: IGP
Sabah Daily Express / Posted yesterday
said. On Tuesday, Khairul Azwan had lodged a police report at the Dang Wangi police headquarters here alleging that former Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Zeti Akhtar Aziz, former Attorney-General Abdul Gani Patail and outgoing Malaysian... Read more
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Tony Pua
1MDB, a simple yes or no will do: have billions of dollars of 1MDB's money been “misappropriated” and “embezzled”?by the US DOJ – Devonshire, Enterprise and Cistenique – are they still in exist
1MDB, a simple yes or no will do: have billions of dollars of 1MDB's money been “misappropriated” and “embezzled”?
Tony Pua / Posted 2 days ago
by the US DOJ – Devonshire, Enterprise and Cistenique – are they still in existence? Or the fact that the US DOJ, like Bank Negara Malaysia, has established clearly that Good Star Limited, which received US$1.03 billion directly from 1MDB, is... Read more
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Tony Pua
What has happened to the complaint filed with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants against KPMG and Deloitte which were filed more than a year ago?billion investment to form an aborted joint venture with Petrosaudi Internation
What has happened to the complaint filed with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants against KPMG and Deloitte which were filed more than a year ago?
Tony Pua / Posted 2 days ago
billion investment to form an aborted joint venture with Petrosaudi International Limited in 2009-2010. Of the above sum, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has confirmed to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that US$700 million was siphoned to an... Read more
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4d
Sabah Daily Express
Breach of promise by KL regarding Labuanfrom bridge, Fauziah said the government should also serious consider a way to
Breach of promise by KL regarding Labuan
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 4 days ago
from bridge, Fauziah said the government should also serious consider a way to diversity Labuan economy as suggested by new Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor Datuk Muhamad Ibrahim while in Labuan recently. For a start, Petronas should be... Read more
4d
Sabah Daily Express
Bursa 1H Patami rises to RM99mwhich caused the volatility in the local market were the recovery of the crude
Bursa 1H Patami rises to RM99m
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 4 days ago
which caused the volatility in the local market were the recovery of the crude palm oil prices, appointment of the new Bank Negara Malaysia governor, Britain's impending exit from the European Union (EU), and the rebalancing of MSCI portfolio.... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Ripple effects of the OPR cutKUCHING: Bank Negara Malaysia cut the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) in what some
Ripple effects of the OPR cut
The Borneo Post / Posted 7 days ago
KUCHING: Bank Negara Malaysia cut the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) in what some call a “game-changing move” as economists across the board did not anticipate it. The OPR is an interest rate at which a bank lends to another bank, which is set by BNM.... Read more
9d
Sabah Daily Express
House prices and not loans: Bank NegaraKota Kinabalu: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) on Wednesday denied that access to cr
House prices and not loans: Bank Negara
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 9 days ago
Kota Kinabalu: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) on Wednesday denied that access to credit has been the problem confronting potential buyers owning affordable homes but fundamental issues that require resolution such as affordability and shortage of supply... Read more
10d
The Borneo Post
First-time home-owners continue to have access to financing, says Bank Negara MalaysiaKUALA LUMPUR: First-time home-owners continued to have access to financing, sai
First-time home-owners continue to have access to financing, says Bank Negara Malaysia
The Borneo Post / Posted 10 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: First-time home-owners continued to have access to financing, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). In a statement yesterday, the central bank said outstanding housing loans continued to expand at double-digit levels, recording a growth of... Read more
10d
Sabah Daily Express
Affin Bank cuts BR, BLR effective todayper annum from 3.99 per cent, effective today (Wednesday), in line with the dec
Affin Bank cuts BR, BLR effective today
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 10 days ago
per annum from 3.99 per cent, effective today (Wednesday), in line with the decrease in the overnight policy rate (OPR) by Bank Negara Malaysia. Along with this revision, the bank's base lending rate (BLR) and Affin Islamic Bank Bhd's base... Read more
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Sarawak Report
International Accountancy Firms Share The Shame Over 1MDBbillion investment to form an aborted joint venture with Petrosaudi Internation
International Accountancy Firms Share The Shame Over 1MDB
Sarawak Report / Posted 11 days ago
billion investment to form an aborted joint venture with Petrosaudi International Limited in 2009-2010. Of the above sum, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has confirmed to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that US$700 million was siphoned to an... Read more
12d
The Borneo Post
Jumbo sukuk swells Malaysia’s infrastructure bond pipelineThe main challenge, said investors, would be how the deals would price against
Jumbo sukuk swells Malaysia’s infrastructure bond pipeline
The Borneo Post / Posted 12 days ago
The main challenge, said investors, would be how the deals would price against declining interest rates. Last Wednesday, Bank Negara Malaysia surprised the markets with a 25 basis points cut in benchmark rates, causing a sharp fall in yields on... Read more
14d
The Borneo Post
The week at a glance 17 July 2016production activities in Malaysia. Bank Negara reduces OPR to 3 per cent At t
The week at a glance 17 July 2016
The Borneo Post / Posted 14 days ago
production activities in Malaysia. Bank Negara reduces OPR to 3 per cent At the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) decided to reduce the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) to three per cent, with the The ceiling and... Read more
16d
The Borneo Post
OPR reduction helps to lower business costs — ACCCIMUnion. — AFP photo KUALA LUMPUR: The 25 basis points reduction in the Overnigh
OPR reduction helps to lower business costs — ACCCIM
The Borneo Post / Posted 16 days ago
Union. — AFP photo KUALA LUMPUR: The 25 basis points reduction in the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) to three per cent by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will help ease the cost of doing business and benefit consumers, the Associated Chinese Chambers... Read more
16d
The Star
Malaysia bond yields fall to lowest since 2013 on surprise OPR cutyield dropped to its lowest level since 2013 after the central bank unexpectedl
Malaysia bond yields fall to lowest since 2013 on surprise OPR cut
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
yield dropped to its lowest level since 2013 after the central bank unexpectedly cut interest rates on Wednesday. Bank Negara Malaysia reduced the overnight rate to 3 percent, the first policy shift since it tightened in 2014. Only Goldman... Read more
16d
The Star
Ringgit opens higher against US$ Thursday on interest rate cutKUALA LUMPUR: News on the overnight policy rate cut by the Bank Negara Malaysia
Ringgit opens higher against US$ Thursday on interest rate cut
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: News on the overnight policy rate cut by the Bank Negara Malaysia, aimed at spurring Malaysia's economic growth, somewhat lent support to the ringgit which opened higher on Thursday against the US dollar as more buying demand emerged... Read more
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16d
The Star
CIMB Research sees upside for property sector after cut in interest ratessales recovering sooner than later. KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research remai
CIMB Research sees upside for property sector after cut in interest rates
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
sales recovering sooner than later. KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research remains Overweight on the property sector after Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) announced it was lowering the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) by 25bp to 3%. It said on Thursday... Read more
16d
The Star
Banks to lower lending rates after OPR cut but by how much?as it will lower the cost of borrowing. KUALA LUMPUR: Banks are expected to lo
Banks to lower lending rates after OPR cut but by how much?
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
as it will lower the cost of borrowing. KUALA LUMPUR: Banks are expected to lower the lending and saving rates after Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) unexpectedly lowered the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) by 25 basis points to 3% on Wednesday. CIMB... Read more
17d
The Borneo Post
Bank Negara reduces OPR to three per centhealthy financial intermediation in the economy. KUCHING: At the Monetary Poli
Bank Negara reduces OPR to three per cent
The Borneo Post / Posted 17 days ago
healthy financial intermediation in the economy. KUCHING: At the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting yesterday, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) decided to reduce the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) to three per cent, with the ceiling and floor... Read more
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17d
Calcutta News
Malaysia delivers interest rate cut for first time in 7 years as Brexit uncertainty loomsSingapore and Indonesia had cut rates earlier this year to support growth due t
Malaysia delivers interest rate cut for first time in 7 years as Brexit uncertainty looms
Calcutta News / Posted 17 days ago
Singapore and Indonesia had cut rates earlier this year to support growth due to weakened export demand from the West. Bank Negara Malaysia said in a statement, “The adjustment to the Overnight Policy Rate is intended for the degree of monetary... Read more
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17d
The Economic Times
Malaysia cuts interest rate for first time in 7 yearsjoins other countries in the region such as Indonesia and Singapore that have r
Malaysia cuts interest rate for first time in 7 years
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
joins other countries in the region such as Indonesia and Singapore that have reduced interest rates this year. Bank Negara Malaysia said it decided to reduce its overnight policy rate, used by banks to calculate interest rates, to 3... Read more
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17d
Daily Herald
Malaysia cuts interest rate for first time in 7 yearsjoins other countries in the region such as Indonesia and Singapore that have r
Malaysia cuts interest rate for first time in 7 years
Daily Herald / Posted 17 days ago
joins other countries in the region such as Indonesia and Singapore that have reduced interest rates this year. Bank Negara Malaysia says it decided to reduce its overnight policy rate, used by banks to calculate interest rates, to 3... Read more
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17d
The Star
KLCI rebounds after interest rate cutfor eligible companies and consumers. The market gain strength, especially pro
KLCI rebounds after interest rate cut
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
for eligible companies and consumers. The market gain strength, especially property counters, after the announcement by Bank Negara Malaysia that the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting decided to lower the overnight policy rate from 3.25%... Read more
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17d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Malaysia unexpectedly cuts interest ratecounterparts from Indonesia to Taiwan which have eased policy this year to bols
Malaysia unexpectedly cuts interest rate
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 days ago
counterparts from Indonesia to Taiwan which have eased policy this year to bolster their economies as global risks mount. Bank Negara Malaysia lowered the overnight policy rate by 25 basis points to 3%, it said in a statement on Wednesday in Kuala... Read more
17d
Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia's central bank cuts key interest rate to 3%interest rate for the first time in seven years, saying the move would help the
Malaysia's central bank cuts key interest rate to 3%
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
interest rate for the first time in seven years, saying the move would help the country remain on a "steady growth path". Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) cut the overnight policy rate (OPR) by 25 basis points to 3.00 percent. "Global growth prospects... Read more
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17d
The Star
BNM cuts OPR to 3% at its monetary policy committee meetingKUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia decided to reduce the Overnight Policy Rate
BNM cuts OPR to 3% at its monetary policy committee meeting
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia decided to reduce the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) to 3% at its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting on Wednesday on rising risks from Britain's exit from the European Union. It said on Wednesday the ceiling and... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Malaysia can continue to grow by over four per cent this year — Analyststo get some relief from the delay in the Fed rate increases. “We think given h
Malaysia can continue to grow by over four per cent this year — Analysts
The Borneo Post / Posted 20 days ago
to get some relief from the delay in the Fed rate increases. “We think given heightened near-term risks, the odds for Bank Negara Malaysia to ease monetary policy has increased,” she said in a note. She said the timing of a cut was uncertain... Read more
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21d
The Borneo Post
The week at a glance 10 July 2016from the Middle East/North Africa and the Asia regions,” it said. Internationa
The week at a glance 10 July 2016
The Borneo Post / Posted 21 days ago
from the Middle East/North Africa and the Asia regions,” it said. International reserves at rm390.4 bln as at June 30 Bank Negara Malaysia’s international reserves amounted to RM390.4 billion (US$97.2 billion) as at June 30, 2016. The... Read more
21d
Sabah Daily Express
Salleh wants probe into leak of AG's reportPAC members are not allowed copies. The UK-based Whistleblower website also pub
Salleh wants probe into leak of AG's report
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 21 days ago
PAC members are not allowed copies. The UK-based Whistleblower website also published what it claimed to be a letter from Bank Negara Malaysia to PAC chairman Datuk Hasan Ariffin that was related to the committee's probe on 1MDB. Pandan MP Rafizi... Read more
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22d
The Borneo Post
OCBC retains Malaysia’s 2016 GDP forecast at 4.4 per centcent. “Given the resilience of private spending in the first quarter of the ye
OCBC retains Malaysia’s 2016 GDP forecast at 4.4 per cent
The Borneo Post / Posted 22 days ago
cent. “Given the resilience of private spending in the first quarter of the year (1Q16), it is not too surprising to see Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) remaining relatively sanguine about Malaysia’s growth prospects,” it said in its 2016 Global... Read more
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23d
The Borneo Post
BNM need to ease monetary policy to support Malaysia economy — AnalystsKUCHING: Due to weak external factors, analysts believe that Bank Negara Malays
BNM need to ease monetary policy to support Malaysia economy — Analysts
The Borneo Post / Posted 23 days ago
KUCHING: Due to weak external factors, analysts believe that Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will need to stimulate domestic economic activity via easing monetary policy in order to support Malaysia economy. MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd’s research arm... Read more
25d
Manila Bulletin
Brexit mess boosts prospects of Asia central bank easingsgiving the central bank some room to hold off immediate policy stimulus. And d
Brexit mess boosts prospects of Asia central bank easings
Manila Bulletin / Posted 25 days ago
giving the central bank some room to hold off immediate policy stimulus. And despite policy constraints, pricing for a Bank Negara Malaysia rate cut has increased in recent days with 5- and 10-year government bond yields falling to their lowest... Read more
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25d
Sabah Daily Express
BNM denies rounding proposal for 5 sen and lessKuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has refuted a news report on a proposa
BNM denies rounding proposal for 5 sen and less
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 25 days ago
Kuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has refuted a news report on a proposal to round off five sen and below and the use of one sen for exact payment. It also denied that the proposal came from the central bank. In a statement Monday, BNM said... Read more
25d
Sabah Daily Express
Abdul Rasheed is made third BNM Deputy GovernorKuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has appointed Shaik Abdul Rasheed Abdu
Abdul Rasheed is made third BNM Deputy Governor
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 25 days ago
Kuala Lumpur: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has appointed Shaik Abdul Rasheed Abdul Ghaffour as deputy governor for a three-year term, effective July 16, 2016. "As deputy governor, Abdul Rasheed will be responsible for the financial sector regulation... Read more
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25d
Sabah Daily Express
Confirmed Hari Raya is on WednesdayHari Raya were to fall on Wednesday. Earlier, the National Union of Bank Emplo
Confirmed Hari Raya is on Wednesday
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 25 days ago
Hari Raya were to fall on Wednesday. Earlier, the National Union of Bank Employees had also appealed to the government and Bank Negara Malaysia to give the day off to workers in the financial sector. The Penang and Johor governments have also... Read more
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25d
The Financial Express
Brexit mess boosts prospects of Asia central bank easingsgiving the central bank some room to hold off immediate policy stimulus. And d
Brexit mess boosts prospects of Asia central bank easings
The Financial Express / Posted 25 days ago
giving the central bank some room to hold off immediate policy stimulus. And despite policy constraints, pricing for a Bank Negara Malaysia rate cut has increased in recent days with 5- and 10-year government bond yields falling to their lowest... Read more
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25d
Channel NewsAsia
Brexit mess boosts prospects of Asia central bank easingsgiving the central bank some room to hold off immediate policy stimulus. And d
Brexit mess boosts prospects of Asia central bank easings
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
giving the central bank some room to hold off immediate policy stimulus. And despite policy constraints, pricing for a Bank Negara Malaysia rate cut has increased in recent days with 5- and 10-year government bond yields falling to their lowest... Read more
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26d
The Economic Times
Brexit mess boosts prospects of Asia central bank easingsgiving the central bank some room to hold off immediate policy stimulus. And d
Brexit mess boosts prospects of Asia central bank easings
The Economic Times / Posted 26 days ago
giving the central bank some room to hold off immediate policy stimulus. And despite policy constraints, pricing for a Bank Negara Malaysia rate cut has increased in recent days with 5- and 10-year government bond yields falling to their lowest... Read more
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26d
The Star
Brexit mess boosts prospects of Asia central bank easingsgiving the central bank some room to hold off immediate policy stimulus. And d
Brexit mess boosts prospects of Asia central bank easings
The Star / Posted 26 days ago
giving the central bank some room to hold off immediate policy stimulus. And despite policy constraints, pricing for a Bank Negara Malaysia rate cut has increased in recent days with 5- and 10-year government bond yields falling to their lowest... Read more
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26d
Reuters
Brexit mess boosts prospects of Asia central bank easingsgiving the central bank some room to hold off immediate policy stimulus. And d
Brexit mess boosts prospects of Asia central bank easings
Reuters / Posted 26 days ago
giving the central bank some room to hold off immediate policy stimulus. And despite policy constraints, pricing for a Bank Negara Malaysia rate cut has increased in recent days with 5- and 10-year government bond yields falling to their lowest... Read more
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26d
The Borneo Post
Hong Leong Group’s sale of insurance business a positive surprisebusiness has been viewed by analysts as a ‘positive surprise’. In a filing on
Hong Leong Group’s sale of insurance business a positive surprise
The Borneo Post / Posted 26 days ago
business has been viewed by analysts as a ‘positive surprise’. In a filing on Bursa Malaysia, HLFG announced that Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has, via its letters dated June 23 and 29, 2016, stated that it has no objection for HLFG and its... Read more
26d
The Borneo Post
BNM denies rounding proposal for 5 sen and belowKUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has refuted a news report on a proposa
BNM denies rounding proposal for 5 sen and below
The Borneo Post / Posted 26 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has refuted a news report on a proposal to round off five sen and below and the use of one sen for exact payment. It also denied that the proposal came from the central bank. In a statement yesterday, BNM... Read more
26d
The Borneo Post
BNM appoints Abdul Rasheed as new deputy governorKUCHING: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) yesterday announced the appointment of Shai
BNM appoints Abdul Rasheed as new deputy governor
The Borneo Post / Posted 26 days ago
KUCHING: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) yesterday announced the appointment of Shaik Abdul Rasheed Abdul Ghaffour as the central bank’s new deputy governor for a three-year term with effect from July 16. As deputy governor, Abdul Rasheed will be... Read more
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26d
The Star
BNM: Shaik Abdul Rasheed appointed deputy governorKUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) announced that Shaik Abdul Rasheed Abd
BNM: Shaik Abdul Rasheed appointed deputy governor
The Star / Posted 26 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) announced that Shaik Abdul Rasheed Abdul Ghaffour has been appointed deputy governor for a three-year term effective July 16. The central bank said on Monday that as deputy governor, he will be responsible... Read more
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27d
Sabah Daily Express
Nube calls for holiday on July 8Kuala Lumpur: The National Union of Bank Employees (Nube) has appealed to the G
Nube calls for holiday on July 8
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 27 days ago
Kuala Lumpur: The National Union of Bank Employees (Nube) has appealed to the Government and Bank Negara Malaysia to consider allowing an extra holiday on July 8 for workers in the financial sector. Nube General Secretary, J. Solomon, said this will... Read more
29d
The Star
Exchange rate for pound sterling moves closer to interbank rateof the public facing difficulties in exchanging foreign currencies may contact
Exchange rate for pound sterling moves closer to interbank rate
The Star / Posted 29 days ago
of the public facing difficulties in exchanging foreign currencies may contact the association at 03-7722 5808 or email admin@mamsb.org.my. They can also contact Bank Negara Malaysia at 03-2697 0588 or 03-2691 6545 or email MSB... Read more

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