Malaysia: Financial Sector Assessment Program Financial Sector Performance, Vulnerabilities and Derivatives-Technical Note

Publication Date: April 15, 2014
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Summary: This Technical Note focuses on financial sector performance, vulnerabilities, and derivatives in Malaysia. The note highlights that banking sector has undergone consolidation while competition has increased following measures implemented under the Financial Sector Master Plan 2001–2010. Malaysian banks are presently well capitalized with comfortable Tier 1 capital ratios. Stronger financial positions and risk management capability have enabled domestic banking groups to pursue overseas expansions, mostly within the region. The importance to some banks of overseas assets and earnings is reaching levels which, based on international experience, warrant a review of internal controls.
Series: Country Report No. 14/98
Subject(s): Financial Sector Assessment Program | Banking sector | Capital | Liquidity | Currency swaps | Nonbank financial sector | Capital markets | Malaysia

Publication Date: April 15, 2014
ISBN/ISSN: 9781484352601/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1MYSEA2014006 Pages: 55
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