Bank Negara Malaysia

Type: Organization
Name: Bank Negara Malaysia
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Interbank rates close stable, BNM continues intervention

KUALA LUMPUR, July 30 — Short-term interbank rates closed stable today following Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) intervention to absorb excess liquidity from the financial system.The liquidity surplus in the conventional system fell to RM16.76 billion from ... [Published Malay Mail - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

SocGen Said to Postpone Its Debut Islamic Bond Sale in Malaysia

July 30 (Bloomberg) -- Societe Generale SA has delayed a planned debut offering of Islamic bonds in Malaysia, two people familiar with the matter said today.France’s third-largest banking group by assets was set to sell 150 million ringgit ($47 million) ... [Published Washington Post - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Malaysian ringgit remains strong on rate hike bets

SINGAPORE -- The Malaysian ringgit has strengthened to its highest level since November 2013 on speculation about a rate hike by the country's central Bank Negara.The bank decided July 10 to raise its overnight policy rate for the first time in about ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 5 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Worry not over leasehold property

OWNING a leasehold property should not be a concern for first-time housebuyers if they intend to stay there.Lawyer Chris Tan says chances are high that these buyers will ‘upgrade’ by moving into a bigger house in the next 10 years.He said houseowners ... [Published thestar.com.my - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

19th Executive's Meeting of East Asia-Pacific Central Banks (EMEAP) Governors, Bangkok, Thailand

The 19th EMEAP1 Governors' Meeting was held in Bangkok on 25 July 2014. Representatives from eleven EMEAP member central banks and monetary authorities participated in the meeting which was chaired by Dr. Prasarn Trairatvorakul, Governor of the Bank of ... [Published Noodls - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

MH17 crash: Banks keep tabs on victims' credit cards

PETALING JAYA - Malaysian banks are monitoring the credit and debits cards of victims of MH17 to ensure that there is no abuse. Bank Negara has told the banks to be vigilant and monitor the situation. "If there is an illegal transaction, we will know, ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Ease burden on borrowers

BANK Negara should bring back the developer interest-bearing scheme (DIBS) for first-time buyers purchasing properties priced below RM400,000.Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said in his speech that the DIBS was to compensate for any negative inflationary ... [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Short-term rates to remain stable on Bank Negara intervention

Short-term interbank rates are expected to remain stable today on Bank Negara Malaysia's (BNM) intervention to absorb excess liquidity from the financial system. BNM estimated today's liquidity at RM24.15 billion in the conventional system and RM8.82 ... [Published The Malaysian Insider :: Business - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Striking array of property choices at fair

GEORGE TOWN: The Star Property Fair 2014 kicked off here with a total of 39 exhibitors offering a striking display of choices, ranging from landed homes to commercial high rises.The fair, which will run until Sunday, was launched by Chief Minister Lim ... [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Sales for local automakers likely to decline in 2H

With the recent OPR hike announced by Bank Negara Malaysia, MAA said lower growth is expected in the 2H of the year, mainly due to more stringent lending practices including those for hire purchase loans, which is expected to be announced on Aug 1, 2014. ... [Published The Mole - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Living in the slower lane

For the first quarter this year, the average home price was 276,668 ringgit (HK$676,819), up 8 percent from the same period in 2013, according to figures by the Valuation and Property Services Department.It marked the slowest year-on-year growth since ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Short-term interbank rate close stable

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 ― Short-term interbank rates closed stable today following Bank Negara Malaysia's intervention to absorb excess liquidity from the financial system.The liquidity surplus in the conventional system fell to RM14.99 billion from the ... [Published Malay Mail - Jul 23 2014]

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"The orders were deemed necessary to prevent a real and substantial risk of prejudice to the proper administration of justice that cannot be prevented by other reasonably available means."
Speculation on a possible rate hike began to spread May 8, when Bank Negara said, "the current monetary and financial (low interest rate) conditions could lead to a broader buildup in economic and financial imbalances" in a statement following a policy board meeting. Since that time, the ringgit has begun rising in reaction to the long-absent rate hike speculation...
"With this order, the worst in living memory, the Australian government is not just gagging the Australian press, it is blindfolding the Australian public. This is not simply a question of the Australian government failing to give this international corruption case the public scrutiny it is due."
"The purpose of these orders is to prevent damage to Australia's international relations that may be caused by the publication of material that may damage the reputations of specified individuals who are not the subject of charges in these proceedings" the alleged court order reads

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Short-term rates to remain stable on Bank Negar... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 25 2014]
Short-term interbank rates are expected to remain stable today on Bank Negara Malaysia's (BNM) intervention to absorb excess liquidity from the financial system.BNM estimated today's liquidity at RM24.15 billion in the conventional system and RM8.82 billion ...
Bank Negara to maintain overnight policy rate f... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 22 2014]
Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is likely to maintain the current overnight policy rate (OPR) for the rest of the year, says the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER).Its executive director, Dr Zakariah Abdul Rashid, said the recent increase of 25 ...
Short-term rates close stable [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 14 2014]
Short-term interbank rates closed stable today following Bank Negara Malaysia's (BNM) intervention to absorb excess liquidity from the financial system.The liquidity surplus in the conventional system fell to RM25.36 billion from the RM56.90 billion estimated ...
Of money laundering and lack of enforcement zeal [Published Hornbill Unleashed - Jul 14 2014]
Ng Kee Seng Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) proudly and diligently announced in a June 30 media statement that Dewan Negara has passed the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Bill (AMLATFA). What’s with the excitement, BNM? When the bill is ...
Short-term rates likely to remain stable next week [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 12 2014]
Short-term rates are expected to remain steady next week as Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) continues to intervene to siphon off excess funds from the interbank system, said a dealer.The dealer said BNM would call for several money market tenders in the conventional, ...
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