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RINGGIT Newsletter (Bil. 2/2019) is now available for download  (15 May 2019)

RINGGIT is a joint-effort publication between FOMCA and the Bank to improve consumer awareness on financial issues.The highlight for this issuance is Skim Perlindungan Nasional B40 (mySALAM).

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Enforcement Action Against Illegal Money Services Business Operators in Sibu, Sarawak  (08 May 2019)

On 3 May 2019, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) charged five individuals at the Sibu Sessions Courts for conducting illegal remittance activities without a license under section 7(1) of Money Services Business Act 2011 (MSBA), an offence under section 4(1) of MSBA and the usage of the words “money services business” without approval, which contravened section 23(1) of MSBA.

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International Reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia as at 30 April 2019  (07 May 2019)

The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia amounted to USD103.4 billion as at 30 April 2019. 

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Monetary Policy Statement  (07 May 2019)

At its meeting today, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Bank Negara Malaysia decided to reduce the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) to 3.00 percent. The ceiling and floor rates of the corridor for the OPR are correspondingly reduced to 3.25 percent and 2.75 percent respectively.

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Policy Document on Trade Credit Insurance and Trade Credit Takaful  (03 May 2019)

This policy document sets out the Bank’s proposed requirements on the offering of trade credit insurance and trade credit takaful by licensed insurers and takaful operators.

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Peluang Kerjaya di Bank Negara Malaysia - Temu Duga Terbuka untuk Jawatan Konstabel (Unit Khas) dan Konstabel  (30 Apr 2019)

Bank Negara Malaysia ingin mempelawa calon yang berkelayakan untuk menghadiri sesi temu duga terbuka bagi jawatan Konstabel (Unit Khas) dan Konstabel di Jabatan Pengurusan Keselamatan Organisasi:

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Monetary and Financial Developments in March 2019  (30 Apr 2019)

This monthly publication comprises the 'Monthly Highlights' report which features key issues surrounding domestic economic and financial developments for the month as well as the release of monthly data covering areas such as the consolidated balance sheet of the Malaysian banking system, financial markets, insurance and takaful, the external sector and other macroeconomic indicators.

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Detailed Disclosure of International Reserves as at end-March 2019  (30 Apr 2019)

In accordance with the IMF SDDS format, the detailed breakdown of international reserves provides forward-looking information on the size, composition and usability of reserves and other foreign currency assets, and the expected and potential future inflows and outflows of foreign exchange of the Federal Government and Bank Negara Malaysia over the next 12-month period.

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Appointment of Two External Members to Bank Negara Malaysia‚Äôs Monetary Policy Committee  (29 Apr 2019)

Bank Negara Malaysia wishes to announce the reappointment of Professor Dr. Yeah Kim Leng and the appointment of Dato’ Dr. Gan Wee Beng as external members of Bank Negara Malaysia’s Monetary Policy Committee, effective 1 April 2019.

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RINGGIT is a joint-effort publication between FOMCA and Bank Negara Malaysia. This collaboration creates greater outreach in our effort to improve the consumer awareness on financial issues.

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