Central Banking

Malaysia to play key role in financial integration

Malaysia can play a significant role in integrating East Asian financial markets such as developing the Asian Bond Market (ABM), Asian common currency and the proposed Asian bond banks, economics professor Dr S. Ghon Rhee said.

Compared to China and even Japan, he said, Malaysia has several advantages in harnessing the region's financial integration.

Traditionally, he added, Malaysia is considered an economic leader among Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) members and has the best