KUALA LUMPUR (March 28): Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus (pictured) brushed aside growing concern about deflation arising from the drop in Consumer Price Index for two consecutive months.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 17): The reintroduction of the sales and services tax (SST) on Sept 1 is not expected to have a significant impact on inflation as seen by the introduction of the goods and services tax (GST) back in April 2015, Bank Negara Malaysia says.
PUTRAJAYA (June 22): Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus (pictured) has promised to maintain the country's monetary and financial stability upon assuming office as Bank Negara Malaysia Governor on July 1 this year.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 22): The country’s central bank will continue to act as an independent entity based on the rules set out in the legislation, Bernama reported Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng as saying today.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 22): Council of Eminent Persons member Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz (pictured) said today the Malaysian Government's decision to appoint Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus as the new Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor is a demonstration of respect for the central banking institution.