Malaysia Ringgit broke the crucial 3.80 level

In Malaysia, the impact of capital outflow was worsened by renewed political uncertainties after The Wall Street Journal’s (WSJ) report on July 3 alleging that about US$700mil (RM2.6bil) from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) had ended up in Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s personal bank account.

Posted on 2015-07-07 10:58:30

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OPR likely to be revised 2015

Market players are not discounting the possibility of another 25-basis-point hike in the overnight policy rate (OPR) by Bank Negara next year.

Posted on 2014-11-17 14:44:16

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Malaysia OPR remains at 3.25%

Bank Negara has kept the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) at 3.25% in light of moderate global economic growth.

Posted on 2014-09-19 10:43:59

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International Reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia as at 14 July 2014

The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia amounted to RM423.8 billion (equivalent to USD131.9 billion) as at 14 July 2014.

Posted on 2014-07-23 15:14:13

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Will Malaysia raise Interest Rate?

ALL eyes will be on Bank Negara’s monetary policy committee meeting next week as to whether the overnight policy rate will be raised. As the arguments for a rate hike in Malaysia have been laid down, the expectation is that a 25-basis point hike is in store.

Posted on 2014-07-07 16:11:13

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Ringgit at 4½-year low

Sentiment dented by shrinking current account surplus and weaker Q3 GDP growth

Posted on 2014-11-19 12:23:09

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Bank Negara Malaysia held the overnight policy rate at 3.25

Malaysia kept its benchmark interest rate steady for a second meeting to support growth as a cut in fuel subsidies threatens private consumption and adds to inflationary pressures.

Posted on 2014-11-07 11:09:53

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Ringgit-completes-longest-monthly-rally-since-2012-on-rate-bets

The ringgit posted the longest run of monthly gains since November 2012 after a pick-up in economic growth spurred bets the central bank will increase interest rates for a second time this year.

Posted on 2014-09-02 11:57:52

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Bank Negara Malaysia decided to raise the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) by 25 basis points to 3.25 percent.

At the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting today, Bank Negara Malaysia decided to raise the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) by 25 basis points to 3.25 percent. The floor and ceiling rates of the corridor for the OPR are correspondingly raised to 3.00 percent and 3.50 percent respectively.

Posted on 2014-07-12 13:25:56

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Establishment of The Financial Services Talent Council

Bank Negara Malaysia wishes to announce the establishment of the Financial Services Talent Council (the Council). The Council held its inaugural meeting today.

Posted on 2014-07-04 13:08:55

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