Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM)

Asean

Singapore steps up cross-border payment linkages with Malaysia and Indonesia

MAS launched the payment linkages with Malaysia and Indonesia with live cross-border fund transfers at SFF 2023.

Banking & finance

MAS among central banks to explore protocols for policy and regulatory compliance in cross-border transactions

The other central banks are the Reserve Bank of Australia, Bank of Korea and Bank Negara Malaysia.
MAS and Bank Negara Malaysia launch cross-border QR payment link - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Future of the economy

MAS and Bank Negara Malaysia launch cross-border QR payment link

This payment linkage will allow customers to make retail payments by scanning NETS QR and DuitNow QR codes.
Consortiums led by Grab-Singtel and Sea among digital bank licence awardees in Malaysia - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Banking & finance

Consortiums led by Grab-Singtel and Sea among digital bank licence awardees in Malaysia

BNM has announced the five successful applicants for the digital bank licenses which include names such as Grab, Singtel and Sea.
Singapore's PayNow and Malaysia's DuitNow to link in 2022 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Singapore-Malaysia ties

Singapore's PayNow and Malaysia's DuitNow to link in 2022

The first phase of the linkage will be launched in the fourth quarter of 2022.

Tong's Portfolio

Malaysian banking system is strong, with ample liquidity and reserves

Financial institutions are often the most vulnerable segment during a crisis when liquidity drops.

Global Markets

Global recession fear overplayed, says Bank Negara Malaysia

(July 29): While the escalating trade tension between the US and China will moderate Malaysia’s economic growth, it will not cause a global economic recession next year, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).

Malaysia

Malaysia's SPV to buy underperforming Tabung Haji assets

KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 5): Beset with problems, the new team at Lembaga Tabung Haji has crafted a turnaround plan that is likely to involve a special purpose vehicle (SPV) taking over its underperforming assets at book value, sources say.

Malaysia

Malaysia's special advisory council committed to meet first 100-day promises, says Maybank

SINGAPORE (May 16): The five-member Council of Eminent Persons, a team of special advisors announced by Malaysia’s prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on May 12, has hit the ground running.

Currencies

Malaysian ringgit expected to remain strong after reaching year high

SINGAPORE (Nov 17): The Malaysian ringgit (MYR) on Wednesday reached a one-year high against the USD at 4.1745. And due to encouraging domestic and external factors, economists expect the MYR to remain strong.
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