SHORT-TERM RATES CLOSE STABLE ON BANK NEGARA INTERVENTION

12 Jul 2013 11:19

KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 (Bernama) -- Short-term rates closed stable today on Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM)'s intervention to mop out surplus liquidity from the financial system. The liquidity surplus in the conventional operations fell to RM20.42 billion from RM26.67 billion estimated earlier, while in the Islamic system, it declined to RM2.26 billion from RM5.75 billion on Friday. Earlier, the central bank called for five conventional tenders, four Al-Wadiah tenders, a repo tender and a commodity murabahah tender. BNM also issued a late conventional tender for RM20.4 billion and a RM2.2 billion Al-Wadiah tender, both for one-day money. The overnight rate remained at 2.92 per cent, while the one-, two- and three-week rates stood at 2.98 per cent, 3.02 per cent and 3.04 per cent, respectively.

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