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1MDB-linked land deal brings Malaysia’s central bank governor down

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad accepted on June 6 the resignation of the country’s central bank governor Muhammad Ibrahim which the latter offered on...
Malaysia prepares for cashless society

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Malaysia’s central bank has taken further steps to enhance its e-payment platform, paving the way towards a cashless society, reports say.  Bank Negara Malaysia...
Malaysia to strictly regulate exchange of cryptocurrencies into cash

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Malaysia's central bank said it will view the conversion of cryptocurrency into cash as an act to be handled under anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism...
Malaysia’s government to probe Mahathir-era scandal in apparent distraction stunt

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In what looks for some as a distraction attempt from the escalating alleged embezzlement scandal revolving around state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the...
Malaysia’s inflation climbs to over 5%, highest in eight years

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Amid a recovery in the ringgit exchange rate to the US dollar, Malaysia's annual inflation rate is expected to have risen to 5.3 per...
Malaysia grows 6.4% in second quarter, tops forecasts

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Malaysia's economy expanded at a faster-than-expected pace in the second quarter, data released on August 15 showed, boosted by strong exports and robust consumption. Gross...
Malaysia’s first quarter GDP beats forecast

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Malaysia’s economy grew at the fastest pace in five quarters amid an export recovery, increasing scope for the central bank to raise interest rates...
Malaysian economy to grow 5.1% in 2014

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Despite the ongoing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 tragedy that will likely impact tourism receipts for the country, Malaysia’s economy is expected to expand by...
Malaysia’s central bank retains interest rate at 3%

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Malaysia's central bank on November 7 decided to retain its policy interest rate in order to support economic growth and contain inflation pressures. The...
Malaysia’s 2014 budget: The highlights – 6% sales tax from 2015

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Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak delivered his eagerly-awaited Budget 2014 speech on October 25 at 4pm local time. He announced the introduction of the...
IMF sets Malaysia’s 2014 growth at 4.9%

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In a recent report on the world economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) gave its real growth projections — taking into account inflationary effects...
Malaysia, UAE boost ties in Islamic finance

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The central banks of Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates signed a pact to foster closer economic ties between the two countries, including in...
Top official: Malaysians are ‘ungrateful’ for subsidies

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Malaysia is not facing an economic crisis and Malaysians were "ungrateful" for the current subsidies they receive from the government, Deputy Finance Minister Ahmad...
Bangladesh bank opens in Kuala Lumpur

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In order to tap the lucrative $1 billion remittance market of Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia, Bangladesh's City Bank Ltd has opened a branch in...
Our Series: Ethics in Business – ‘Fair Trade’ or ‘Fair Game’ – Who benefits, really?

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A conversation with Dr. Rebecca Sta Maria, Secretary General, MITI
Labuan eyes 10,000 registered companies in 2013

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Labuan, the federal territory of Malaysia off the coast of Sabah and known as an offshore financial center, aims at reaching a total number...
GIFF

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At the third Global Islamic Finance Forum held from September 18 to 20 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, news service and business data provider Bloomberg...

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CIMB Group Holdings Bhd, Malaysia's second-largest banking company, is about to buy 58 per cent of Philippine's Bank of Commerce, a subsidiary of San Miguel...