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The Star
Zeti says goodbye to the mediahands with media representatives who meet her at Bank Negara on Friday evening.
Zeti says goodbye to the media
The Star / Posted 22 hours ago
hands with media representatives who meet her at Bank Negara on Friday evening. - Bernama pic KUALA LUMPUR: Outgoing Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor, Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, took time off from her long meeting to greet the media on... Read more
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The Star
Consumer Price Index moderates to 2.6% in Marchprice index (CPI), moderated to 2.6% in March from 4.2% in February, reflecting
Consumer Price Index moderates to 2.6% in March
The Star / Posted 23 hours ago
price index (CPI), moderated to 2.6% in March from 4.2% in February, reflecting lower fuel prices during the month, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). It said the price of RON95 petrol was reduced by 15 sen to RM1.60 per litre in March 2016 from... Read more
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The Star
PM's aide: Time to expose WSJ and SR's 'fantasy journalism'Najib Tun Razak had appointed his supposedly "1MDB-linked ally" Tan Sri Irwan S
PM's aide: Time to expose WSJ and SR's 'fantasy journalism'
The Star / Posted yesterday
Najib Tun Razak had appointed his supposedly "1MDB-linked ally" Tan Sri Irwan Serigar Abdullah to be the new governor of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). But the reports were proven to be wrong when BNM deputy governor Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim was... Read more
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The Star
Five people and six firms freed of money-laundering chargesunder Amla while Genneva Malaysia, Tan, Lim, Ng, Philip Lim, Kow, and Ahmad fac
Five people and six firms freed of money-laundering charges
The Star / Posted yesterday
under Amla while Genneva Malaysia, Tan, Lim, Ng, Philip Lim, Kow, and Ahmad faced 14 charges under Bafia. According to Bank Negara Malaysia prosecuting officers Alvin Ong, Hardeep Kaur, and Wan Nur Atiqah Mior Mohd Zain, the total sum of money... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Malaysia’s troubled 1MDB fund ordered to repatriate moneyhas been under pressure over $681 million that he received from overseas in 201
Malaysia’s troubled 1MDB fund ordered to repatriate money
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
has been under pressure over $681 million that he received from overseas in 2013. A statement issued by the central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia, did not specify how much money 1MDB had been ordered to repatriate. But the bank has been pressuring... Read more
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The Borneo Post
BNM issues letter of administrative compound to 1MDBKUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) yesterday issued a letter of administr
BNM issues letter of administrative compound to 1MDB
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) yesterday issued a letter of administrative compound to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) for failing to comply with directions issued under the Financial Services Act 2013. This includes the requirement for... Read more
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Rappler
Malaysia's troubled 1MDB fund ordered to repatriate moneyhas been under pressure over $681 million that he received from overseas in 201
Malaysia's troubled 1MDB fund ordered to repatriate money
Rappler / Posted yesterday
has been under pressure over $681 million that he received from overseas in 2013. A statement issued by the central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia, did not specify how much money 1MDB had been ordered to repatriate. But the bank has been pressuring... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Malaysia's troubled 1MDB fund ordered to repatriate moneyhas been under pressure over $681 million that he received from overseas in 201
Malaysia's troubled 1MDB fund ordered to repatriate money
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
has been under pressure over $681 million that he received from overseas in 2013. A statement issued by the central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia, did not specify how much money 1MDB had been ordered to repatriate. But the bank has been pressuring... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Bank Negara Malaysia fines 1MDBon Thursday (Apr 28). The statement is reproduced below: Following receipt of
Bank Negara Malaysia fines 1MDB
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
on Thursday (Apr 28). The statement is reproduced below: Following receipt of the consent of the Attorney General today, Bank Negara Malaysia has issued a letter of administrative compound to 1MDB for failure to fully comply with directions... Read more
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The Star
BNM issues letter of administrative compound to 1MDBKUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has issued a letter of administrative
BNM issues letter of administrative compound to 1MDB
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has issued a letter of administrative compound to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) for failure to fully comply with directions issued under the Financial Services Act 2013. The central bank said on Thursday... Read more
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International Business Times
WSJ and Malaysian government spat continues over central banker appoinment and Tom Wright on 11 March, that the prime minister had appointed Tan Sri Irwan
WSJ and Malaysian government spat continues over central banker appoinment
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
and Tom Wright on 11 March, that the prime minister had appointed Tan Sri Irwan Serigar Abdullah to be the new governor of Bank Negara Malaysia and that he was linked to 1MDB. This was despite no announcement having been made, and based on... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Zeti, an exemplary leader: MuhammadKuala Lumpur: Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim, who will take over from Tan Sri Dr Zeti A
Zeti, an exemplary leader: Muhammad
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 2 days ago
Kuala Lumpur: Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim, who will take over from Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz as Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor from May 1, 2016, has described Zeti as an exemplary leader. "I would like to thank Zeti for the exemplary leadership... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
New BNM chief pledges stabilitybattle" over the next five years in its plan to become a developed nation. "I'
New BNM chief pledges stability
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 2 days ago
battle" over the next five years in its plan to become a developed nation. "I'm confident that under his leadership, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will continue assisting the Government with advice to further strengthen Malaysia's economy, as... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Zeti an exemplary leader, says her successorKUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim, who will take over from Tan Sri Dr Zeti A
Zeti an exemplary leader, says her successor
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim, who will take over from Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz as Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) governor from May 1, 2016, has described Zeti as an exemplary leader. “I would like to thank Zeti for the exemplary leadership... Read more
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The Star
Muhammad is new BNM chief Deputy governor replaces Zeti as head honcho of central bankcame at about 2.30pm yesterday as Muhammad was supposed to attend a Terengganu-
Muhammad is new BNM chief Deputy governor replaces Zeti as head honcho of central bank
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
came at about 2.30pm yesterday as Muhammad was supposed to attend a Terengganu-themed oil painting exhibition at the Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery at its Sasana Kijang building at 3pm. Meanwhile, outgoing governor Dr Zeti said... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Muhammad Ibrahim to replace Zeti as Bank Negara Malaysia governorKUALA LUMPUR: Deputy governor of Bank Negara Malaysia Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim ha
Muhammad Ibrahim to replace Zeti as Bank Negara Malaysia governor
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy governor of Bank Negara Malaysia Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim has been appointed the new governor for five years effective May 1. The Prime Minister’s Office announced yesterday that Muhammad, who has been deputy governor since 2010,... Read more
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The Star
Market, ringgit positive on Muhammad as BNM governorthe ringgit closed off their intra-day lows on Wednesday after Datuk Muhammad I
Market, ringgit positive on Muhammad as BNM governor
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
the ringgit closed off their intra-day lows on Wednesday after Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim was picked to be the new governor of Bank Negara Malaysia. At 5pm, the KLCI was down 0.16 of a point or 0.01% to 1,692.34, off the intra-day low of 1,682 while... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Malaysia names Zeti's deputy as new central bank governorfor a five-year term that starts May 1, Prime Minister Najib Razak said in a st
Malaysia names Zeti's deputy as new central bank governor
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
for a five-year term that starts May 1, Prime Minister Najib Razak said in a statement on Wednesday. Zeti’s term at Bank Negara Malaysia is coming to an end at a time when investors are looking for signs of stability in a nation rocked by a... Read more
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Anil Netto
Penang transport masterplan: This neat video sums it upprosecutors: BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Salah Abdeslam, su... bit.ly/1SOEigH RT @Kan
Penang transport masterplan: This neat video sums it up
Anil Netto / Posted 3 days ago
prosecutors: BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Salah Abdeslam, su... bit.ly/1SOEigH RT @KanyakSss Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim is new Bank Negara Malaysia governor effective May 1. To serve five-year term; succeeds Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz. SUPPORT MY... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Muhammad Ibrahim appointed Bank Negara directorKUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia, Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim h
Muhammad Ibrahim appointed Bank Negara director
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia, Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim has been appointed the new Governor for five years, effective from May 1, the Prime Minister’s Office announced today. Muhammad, who was Deputy Governor since 2010, will... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia names Muhammad Ibrahim as new central bank governorsteps down on Saturday after having helmed Bank Negara for 16 years. "I am con
Malaysia names Muhammad Ibrahim as new central bank governor
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
steps down on Saturday after having helmed Bank Negara for 16 years. "I am confident that under Muhammad's leadership, Bank Negara Malaysia can continue its service in helping the government, providing advice and views for catalyzing the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia names Muhammad Ibrahim as new central bank governorsteps down on Saturday after having helmed Bank Negara for 16 years. "I am con
Malaysia names Muhammad Ibrahim as new central bank governor
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
steps down on Saturday after having helmed Bank Negara for 16 years. "I am confident that under Muhammad's leadership, Bank Negara Malaysia can continue its service in helping the government, providing advice and views for catalyzing the... Read more
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The Star
Muhammad Ibrahim is new Bank Negara governorKUALA LUMPUR: Deputy governor of Bank Negara Malaysia, Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim h
Muhammad Ibrahim is new Bank Negara governor
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy governor of Bank Negara Malaysia, Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim has been appointed as the new governor for five years, effective from May 1, the Prime Minister's Office said on Wednesday. Muhammad will take over from Tan Sri Dr Zeti... Read more
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The Star
Muhammad most senior deputy BNM governorbe favoured by the markets and BNM itself. KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Muhammad Ibrahi
Muhammad most senior deputy BNM governor
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
be favoured by the markets and BNM itself. KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim has been appointed as the new governor of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), taking over Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, with effect from May 1. Muhammad, who is the most... Read more
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Finance Asia
Maybank establishes Basel III first255bp over Treasuries. There is a one-time issuer call option at par in year 5
Maybank establishes Basel III first
Finance Asia / Posted 5 days ago
255bp over Treasuries. There is a one-time issuer call option at par in year 5.5, subject to prior written approval from Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). After the first 5.5 years, pricing is re-set to 254.2bp over five-year dollar mid swaps. At... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Malaysia’s retailers look to reboundper cent growth in the sector, which is in line with the foru to 4.5 per cent g
Malaysia’s retailers look to rebound
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 days ago
per cent growth in the sector, which is in line with the foru to 4.5 per cent growth in GDP forecast by the central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). While some stakeholders are still seeing reduced sales a year after the April 2015 launch of the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Fiscal deficit target achievable on sustained oil price — MIERnon-economic issues, as this could have an impact on investors’ confidence and
Fiscal deficit target achievable on sustained oil price — MIER
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 days ago
non-economic issues, as this could have an impact on investors’ confidence and market sentiment. Zakariah also said that Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz’s retirement, end of this month, would likely provoke sentiment in... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Real gdp to grow moderately at 4.2 per cent this yearhe said. In 2015, private investment grew 6.4 per cent while private consumpti
Real gdp to grow moderately at 4.2 per cent this year
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 days ago
he said. In 2015, private investment grew 6.4 per cent while private consumption expanded 6.0 per cent. He said Bank Negara Malaysia would manage the tight liquidity condition in favour of stimulating production and other economic... Read more
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The Star
Moody's assigns Baa2 to Maybank's US$15b notescall option at par in five and a half years, subject to redemption conditions w
Moody's assigns Baa2 to Maybank's US$15b notes
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
call option at par in five and a half years, subject to redemption conditions which include the prior written approval of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM),” it said. Moody's said the notes are subordinated obligations with full or partial write-off... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Ringgit likely to move between 3.8-4.0 versus greenback in 2Q16on the global economy, said Jameel. He added that the recent rebound in moment
Ringgit likely to move between 3.8-4.0 versus greenback in 2Q16
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 9 days ago
on the global economy, said Jameel. He added that the recent rebound in momentum for the ringgit had eased pressure on Bank Negara Malaysia to move interest rates higher. "Similarly, the recent rebound in currency will also entice lower... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
China Currency Swap Deal At a Glancein December 2008 and has renewed and expanded the swap amount many times. In Ju
China Currency Swap Deal At a Glance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
in December 2008 and has renewed and expanded the swap amount many times. In June 2015, the People's Bank of China and Bank Negara Malaysia signed an agreement to renew their currency swap arrangement for a further term of three years with the... Read more
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The Star
Hong Leong Assurance launches new disability planshould one partner become disabled. Based on a research conducted by Life Insu
Hong Leong Assurance launches new disability plan
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
should one partner become disabled. Based on a research conducted by Life Insurance and Family Takaful Framework by Bank Negara Malaysia last November, only 55.5% Malaysians were insured as of 2014. This indicated the country’s huge... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
1MDB defaulted on $1b loan: Abu Dhabi fund1 2009.' "However, the PAC chairman had cut off a subsequent sentence which wa
1MDB defaulted on $1b loan: Abu Dhabi fund
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 10 days ago
1 2009.' "However, the PAC chairman had cut off a subsequent sentence which was agreed upon in the meeting, that is 'Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) was voluntarily informed by the country's authorities that Good Star Limited is a company owned by... Read more
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The Star
RM15m seized, 14 held in illegal money services biz raida jont raiding operation on illegal money services businesses in Johor and Nege
RM15m seized, 14 held in illegal money services biz raid
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
a jont raiding operation on illegal money services businesses in Johor and Negeri Sembilan. The operation was conducted by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) together with the National Revenue Recovery Enforcement Team of the Attorney-General’s Chambers... Read more
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The Star
China investments to lift Malaysia’s outlookrecorded a trade surplus of RM94.29bil, an increase of 14.3%. Malaysia’s total
China investments to lift Malaysia’s outlook
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
recorded a trade surplus of RM94.29bil, an increase of 14.3%. Malaysia’s total trade increased by 1.2% to RM1.46 trillion. Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has said that our economy is expected to grow by 4.0%-4.5% in 2016. Merchandise exports are... Read more
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IMF
IMF -- Book Launch and SeminarManaging Director, IMF H.E. Obaid H. Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial
IMF -- Book Launch and Seminar
IMF / Posted 14 days ago
Managing Director, IMF H.E. Obaid H. Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, UAE Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia J. Bradford DeLong, Professor, UC-Berkeley Simon Johnson, Professor, MIT Sloan Jeffrey Sachs,... Read more
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The Star
Moody's affirms Maybank foreign currency ratingwith normal loss severity reflects the potential uncertainty associated with t
Moody's affirms Maybank foreign currency rating
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
with normal loss severity reflects the potential uncertainty associated with the timing of loss absorption, given that Bank Negara Malaysia -- the country's banking regulator -- has not defined the point at which it would deem the bank to be... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
CGN to set up regional headquarters in KLJohari Abdul Ghani, Melaka Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron, as well as re
CGN to set up regional headquarters in KL
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 17 days ago
Johari Abdul Ghani, Melaka Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron, as well as representatives from the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Bank Negara Malaysia and Energy Council of Malaysia, according to a statement issued here. – Ber... Read more
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The Star
Edra Energy assets buyer CGN to set up regional HQ in KLChief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron, as well as representatives from the Ener
Edra Energy assets buyer CGN to set up regional HQ in KL
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron, as well as representatives from the Energy, Green Technology and Water Ministry, Bank Negara Malaysia and Energy Council of Malaysia, according to a statement issued here. Also present were China’s... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Bankers' housing credit supporting documentationanalysts' gloomy outlook for Malaysia, Farid said the management of asset quali
Bankers' housing credit supporting documentation
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 19 days ago
analysts' gloomy outlook for Malaysia, Farid said the management of asset quality in Malaysia was holding up, attributed to Bank Negara Malaysia's responsible guidelines. "The business of our member banks is in the main lending or extending credit.... Read more
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The Star
Malaysia's ringgit has done a stunning about-face this yearto Thomson Reuters data. That compared with 11.8 times for Indonesian stocks, a
Malaysia's ringgit has done a stunning about-face this year
The Star / Posted 19 days ago
to Thomson Reuters data. That compared with 11.8 times for Indonesian stocks, according to exchange data. Zeti has led Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) since 2000, and investors are hoping for a successor with her credibility to help Malaysia's... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Blame put on directors 'but not real culprits'practices. Despite the report's findings, Zaid claimed the PAC's investigation
Blame put on directors 'but not real culprits'
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 21 days ago
practices. Despite the report's findings, Zaid claimed the PAC's investigation process was flawed as key players like Bank Negara Malaysia and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who advises 1MDB, had not been called for questioning. "Did... Read more
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The Star
Ringgit's 2016 surge likely to be slowed by speed bumpsin Kuala Lumpur. Earlier this month, the 10-year yield fell to 3.77 percent, th
Ringgit's 2016 surge likely to be slowed by speed bumps
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
in Kuala Lumpur. Earlier this month, the 10-year yield fell to 3.77 percent, the lowest since February 2015. Zeti has led Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) since 2000, and investors are hoping for a successor with her credibility to help Malaysia's... Read more
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The Star
SC Appoints two executive directorsand sukuk transactions while supporting regional Islamic finance business of th
SC Appoints two executive directors
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
and sukuk transactions while supporting regional Islamic finance business of the bank. Prior to the SC, Kamarudin was with Bank Negara Malaysia after obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Law from University of Kent, UK. Meanwhile, Chin... Read more
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The Star
It doesn’t pay to do illegal businessor both. They were separately charged in two different Sessions Courts on Jan
It doesn’t pay to do illegal business
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
or both. They were separately charged in two different Sessions Courts on Jan 20. According to the facts of the case, two Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) officers acting as agent provocateurs had carried out money-changing transactions with Vera and Ng... Read more
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The Star
Bank Negara reserves at RM381.6bil as at March 31KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia on Thursday announced that its international
Bank Negara reserves at RM381.6bil as at March 31
The Star / Posted 23 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia on Thursday announced that its international reserves amounted to RM381.6bil (US$97.0bil as at March 31, 2016. As at Feb 29, 2016, the international reserves amounted to RM410.5bil which is equivalent to... Read more
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The Star
Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia appoints new CEOChen Thien Yin as its new chief executive officer. The bank said in a statemen
Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia appoints new CEO
The Star / Posted 25 days ago
Chen Thien Yin as its new chief executive officer. The bank said in a statement that the CEO appointment was approved by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). Chen brings along with him more than 25 years of professional experience in retail, corporate... Read more
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The Star
Malaysia most improved in bond risk as oil rises, 1MDB cuts debtcompany drew a warning from central bank chief Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz abou
Malaysia most improved in bond risk as oil rises, 1MDB cuts debt
The Star / Posted 25 days ago
company drew a warning from central bank chief Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz about an erosion of investor confidence. Bank Negara Malaysia had pressed for criminal proceedings against 1MDB last year for an alleged breach of the Exchange... Read more
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The Star
Bank Negara unit MyClear to set up new retail payment platformExcellence Awards. KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Electronic Clearing Corp Sdn Bh
Bank Negara unit MyClear to set up new retail payment platform
The Star / Posted 25 days ago
Excellence Awards. KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Electronic Clearing Corp Sdn Bhd (MyClear), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), is developing a new real-time retail payments platform to serve both as a catalyst and enabler... Read more
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IMF
Fourth Conference on the Coordination of Financial Sector Technical Assistance to MyanmarNations Capital Development Fund, and the World Bank, and bilateral development
Fourth Conference on the Coordination of Financial Sector Technical Assistance to Myanmar
IMF / Posted 25 days ago
Nations Capital Development Fund, and the World Bank, and bilateral development partners –the Australian Federal Police, Bank Negara Malaysia, Bank of Thailand, Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Embassy of Japan,... Read more
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