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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, lead counsel of Datuk Seri Najib Razak, said the defence team already has copies of BlackBerry messages by AmBank relationship liaison manage...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, lead counsel of Datuk Seri Najib Razak, said the defence team already has copies of BlackBerry messages by AmBank relationship liaison manage...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The fluctuation in ringgit value is nothing to worry about, because it will be addressed by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), says International Trade and Industry Minister Darell Leiking.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): The fifth witness in the trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak (pictured) on misappropriation of SRC International Sdn Bhd funds identified three cheques issued by the personal bank...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): The fifth witness in the trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak on misappropriation of SRC International Sdn Bhd funds identified three cheques issued by the personal bank account of...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Fugitive businessman, Low Taek Jho, who is central to the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal, was mentioned on the fourth day of the trial of former Prime Minister Datuk...
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Malaysian venture capital firm 1337 Ventures is set to run its month-long Alpha Startups pre-accelerator program, which will conclude with a demo day in June.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The news on the potential downgrade of Malaysian bonds by FTSE Russell in its World Government Bond Index (WGBI) sparked heavy selling in the local bond market.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18) : The Datuk Seri Najib Razak SRC International Sdn Bhd trial enters critical stage today as Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) investigator Ahmad Farhan Sharifudin is asked to bring th...
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KUALA LUMPUR • It was a one-two punch that has turned the Malaysian ringgit into Asia's worst performer this month.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Fresh graduates’ starting salaries have fallen because they lack digital skills in an increasingly competitive market and a tough economy, recruitment firms and economists...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Fugitive businessman, Low Taek Jho, who is central to the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal, was mentioned on the fourth day of the trial of former Prime Minister Datuk...
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DUBAI: It was a one-two punch that has turned the ringgit into Asia’s worst performer this month.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Fugitive businessman, Low Taek Jho, who is central to the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal, was mentioned on the fourth day of the trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib...
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KUALA LUMPUR: There was tension on the fourth day of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s trial, involving the abuse of SRC International Sdn Bhd funds, when the defence disputed the...
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The Malaysian fintech scene has grown considerably since its early days.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): An article by Attorney-General Tommy Thomas lauding news reports which exposed the 1MDB fiasco was used by Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s defence team to secure an application to ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Documents seized from a bank in 2015 on alleged money laundering were only given to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) last year, a witness in the Najib Razak trial told the...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah alleged today that his client Datuk Seri Najib Razak was a victim of fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho’s conspiracy.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s lawyer today read out in court excerpts from several Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports and the Billion Dollar Whale book chronicling the 1Malaysia...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — The High Court today heard that Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) had sent three teams to raid Ambank’s Jalan Raja Chulan branch in 2015 for accounts under Datuk Seri Najib Razak...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here was told today that the search at the Ambank Group building at Jalan Raja Chulan was conducted following an order for investigation into an offence under the Anti-Mon...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Businessman Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low, who is central to the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal, was mentioned on the fourth day of the corruption trial involving Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who allegedly misappropriated RM42mil in SRC International Sdn Bhd’s funds.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): A short spat occurred between the prosecution and defence lawyers on the fourth day of the Datuk Seri Najib Razak-SRC International Sdn Bhd trial today as both sides questione...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) had requested for and obtained details of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s AmBank accounts just weeks after the 14th general electi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — A Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) manager denied in court today that he was being briefed by certain quarters to not tell the truth in the hearing of the alleged misappropriation...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A Bank Negara Malaysia manager has denied that he was being briefed by “certain quarters” to not tell the truth in the hearing of the alleged misappropriation of SRC International Sdn Bhd funds involving former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
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If you have watched the preview of Paul Krugman’s online classes, you would have noticed that he stresses the fact that — contrary to common belief — economics is not about money.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — The prosecution and defence engaged briefly in a heated exchange over the former’s examination methods during today’s hearing of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s trial over RM...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): It was a one-two punch that’s turned the Malaysian ringgit into Asia’s worst performer this month.
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DUBAI (BLOOMBERG) - It was a one-two punch that's turned the Malaysian ringgit into Asia's worst performer this month.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Two Bank Negara Malaysia officers have already testified in Datuk Seri Najib Razak's SRC International Sdn Bhd criminal breach of trust and abuse of power trial that enters it...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — A Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) analyst told the High Court here today that Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd’s banking documents, obtained from Affin Bank, was in his possession for alm...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court in the trial of Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s case here has been told that nearly US$15 million was deposited by Aabar Investment PJS Limited from Abu Dhabi, United Ara...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM)'s raid at an AmBank branch along Jalan Raja Chulan on July 6, 2015 was conducted concurrently with a visit to Affin Bank's headquarters in the same ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — The High Court was told today that alleged money transfers from former 1MDB subsidiary Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd and SRC International Sdn Bhd to Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s bank...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): There were at least two teams involved in the Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) raid on the AmBank branch along Jalan Raja Chulan on July 6, 2015 which acquired information on bank a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Islamic financial expert Dr Zaharuddin Abd Rahman is of the view that the current Lembaga Tabung Haji (Pilgrims’ Fund Board) under the current management has placed the Isla...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) had, in July 2015, issued a notice under the anti-money laundering law to a commercial bank when the central bank, as part of a task force, was conducting inve...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Islamic financial expert Dr Zaharuddin Abd Rahman is of the view that the current Lembaga Tabung Haji (Pilgrims’ Fund Board) under the current management has placed the Islamic institu...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) manager told the High Court here today that he had not received any specific instructions to obtain documents related to the transactions of six bank account...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Harvinderjit Singh, representing Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, today submitted to the High Court several additional documents on banking transactions amounting to RM94.7 million i...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A central bank analyst told the High Court here that original documents pertaining to the bank account of Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd were handed over to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) manager told the High Court here today that two teams from BNM had raided an Ambank branch in Jalan Raja Chulan, to seize documents on investment obligations...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A central bank officer told the court today he was unaware that a search for documents at a bank here was conducted after the establishment of a task force following reports that RM2.6 b...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak on seven charges involving SRC International Sdn Bhd funds entered its third day today with the defence team cross-examini...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): There were at least two teams involved in the Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) raid on the AmBank branch along Jalan Raja Chulan on July 6, 2015 which acquired information on bank a...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — As Azizul Adzani Abdul Ghafar returned to the witness stand today in the RM42 million SRC International Sdn Bhd corruption trial, the Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) manager was ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak on seven charges involving SRC International Sdn Bhd funds entered its third day Tuesday (April 16) with the defence team cross-examining Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) manager Azizul Adzani Abdul Ghafar.
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1337 Ventures, a startup accelerator and early-stage VC firm based in Kuala Lumpur, is launching an accelerator programme, called “Alpha Startups: MyFintech Week” for Bank Negara Malaysia’s MyFi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today brought two books to keep him company in the dock for his RM42 million SRC International Sdn Bhd corruption trial.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — Dressed in a light grey suit with a matching striped tie, Datuk Seri Najib Razak arrived at the court complex here at about 8.45am today for the third day of his trial on th...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): The prosecution in the Datuk Seri Najib Razak-SRC International Sdn Bhd trial needs to prove that the former premier had "full knowledge" that funds channelled into his accoun...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here was told today that eight documents, including four Ambank accounts belonging to former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak , had been taken from the Ambank b...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): The prosecution in the Datuk Seri Najib Razak-SRC International Sdn Bhd trial needs to prove that the former premier had "full knowledge" that funds channelled into his accoun...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — The prosecution must prove that former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak was aware and complicit that the funds that went into his Ambank account was related to the RM42...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Banking documents of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and SRC International Sdn Bhd related to his corruption trial were taken during a raid of an Ambank branch in 2015, the High Court was told.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): Documents on the AmBank bank accounts of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, SRC International Sdn Bhd and Gandingan Mentari Sdn Bhd implicated in the trial involvin...
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THE former Agrobank CEO, Datuk Wan Mohd Fadzmi Wan Othman, is said to be the top contender for the post of president and managing director at Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Bhd (Bank Rakyat).
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): Documents on the AmBank bank accounts of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, SRC International Sdn Bhd and Gandingan Mentari Sdn Bhd implicated in the trial involvin...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Bank Negara Malaysia had raided an Ambank branch in 2015 to obtain details on Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s personal bank accounts, an officer from the central bank testified t...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad was conferred a honorary doctorate of business management by the Asia School of Business (ASB) at a ceremony in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) extended last week's gains to open higher today, driven by positive catalysts on the local market in line with an uptrend on the regi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir today iterated the importance of education in the progress of the community and country, pointing out that it is the best investment which bri...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The total deposits received by the Pilgrims Fund Board (TH) still show a positive figure as the confidence of the depositors remains intact even though the institution has declared a low...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — The total deposits received by the Pilgrims Fund Board (TH) still show a positive figure as the confidence of the depositors remains intact even though the institution has d...
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CYBERJAYA, April 12 — The Bank Rakyat dividend for the financial year ended December 31 2018 is 13 per cent and will be paid out on April 15 (Monday), Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri...
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Kuala Lumpur-headquartered MoneyMatch raised an undisclosed amount in pre-series A round led by Cradle Seed Ventures, the VC arm of local early-stage startup financer Cradle Fund, reported DealStreetA...
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PROPERTY marketplace PropertyGuru launched its ‘PropertyGuru Home Loan Pre-Approval’, to help Malaysians avoid home loan rejection by applying for the right loan amount.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Professionals and industry experts need to embrace new techniques, such as data science and analytics, to deal with Big Data, said the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM)...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — The ringgit slid further against the US dollar today, with currency traders still in a risk-off mood after the release of slower industrial production index (IPI) data for F...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 10 — The Federal Court in a 5-4 majority decision held that Bank Negara Malaysia’s Shariah Advisory Council’s (SAC) findings on Islamic finance is binding on Civil Courts.
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SHAH ALAM: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof (pix) is confident that the Pilgrims Fund Board (TH) will be able to pay higher hibah (dividend) in future followin...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): Ringgit approaches a two-month low as global funds continue to sell Malaysian equities and traders brace for a slew of global risk events Wednesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — The ringgit was lower against the US dollar in early trade today on the back of lower oil prices, said a dealer.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit was lower against the US dollar in early trade today on the back of lower oil prices, said a dealer
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SHAH ALAM (April 9): Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof is confident that the Pilgrims Fund Board (TH) will be able to pay higher hibah (dividend) in future follow...
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Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mujahid Yusof is confident that the Tabung Haji will be able to pay higher hibah (dividend) in future following a restructuring plan.
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SHAH ALAM, April 9 — Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof is confident that the Pilgrims Fund Board (TH) will be able to pay higher hibah (dividend) in future fo...
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SEREMBAN: Negri Sembilan PKR has lodged a police report urging fresh investigations into Barisan Nasional candidate Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan for transferring RM10mil via a moneychanger to buy a luxury apartment in London in 2008.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): Ringgit halts a three-day decline as investors await Federal Reserve minutes due Wednesday.
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SEREMBAN: PKR deputy president Mohamed Azmin Ali has reminded Barisan Nasional leaders demanding a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) into Lembaga Tabung Haji that the central bank had warned about the...
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“THE forward thinking and bold banks will evolve with the market as it changes and in some situations work very closely in partnership with fintech startups, often times even forgoing potential reve...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): The Malaysian economy is expected to experience moderate growth in 2019 due to challenging external factors, said Economic Affairs Deputy Minister Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin.
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The MoneyMatch team Malaysian fintech startup MoneyMatch today announced that it has been granted an approval in principle for a Class B remittance license from the country’s central bank Bank Nega...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — The ringgit ended lower today, weighed down by US’ jobs report last Friday which set aside recessionary fears thus pushing the dollar higher.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — Moody’s Investors Service said the proposed additional capital requirement for domestic systemically important banks (D-SIBs) by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), is credit posit...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian economy is expected to experience moderate growth in 2019 due to challenging external factors, according to Economic Affairs Deputy Minister Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin.
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MALAYSIAN Industrial Development Finance Bhd (MIDF) and Al Rajhi Banking & Investment Corp (M) Bhd (Al Rajhi Malaysia) have received a three-month extension from Bank Negara Malaysia to negotiate thei...
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IF Bank Negara Malaysia governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus was keen to join other central banks such as the European Central Bank, the Bank of Japan and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand at the dovi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia's proposed additional capital requirement for domestic systemically important banks (D-SIBs) is credit positive, Moody's Investors Service says.
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KUALA LUMPUR: MoneyMatch has received an approval in principle for a Class B remittance licence from Bank Negara Malaysia to carry out digital remittance services for businesses and individuals.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): AMMB Holdings Bhd (AmBank Group) is targeting to disburse more than RM20 billion in loans in the next three years to spur development of small and medium sized enterprises (SME...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — Malaysia remains as a global leader in the Islamic capital market with RM1.88 trillion as at end-2018, representing approximately 61 per cent of Malaysia’s overall capital ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — The Malaysian economy is expected to experience moderate growth in 2019 due to challenging external factors, said Economic Affairs Deputy Minister  Mohd Radzi Md Jidin.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar today on concerns over the country’s inflation rate, a dealer said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Bank Bhd (CIMB Bank) and CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd (CIMB Islamic) aim to disburse at least RM12 billion to the bottom 40 income-earners group (B40) as home, auto, Amanah Saham Bumiputer...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 7): CIMB Bank Bhd and CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd are targeting to disburse at least RM12 billion to 40% households with the lowest income or B40 group under facilities such as home, aut...
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KUALA TERENGGANU: The myWakaf initiative is expected to collect more than RM10 million in funds over a three-year period, which is in line with its plan to further expand projects for needy groups in ...
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KUALA TERENGGANU, April 7 — The myWakaf initiative is expected to collect more than RM10 million in funds over a three-year period in line with its plan to further expand projects for needy groups i...