Malaysia's Zeti gets new five-year term

Malaysian central bank governor Zeti Akhtar Aziz's term in office has been extended for another five years, effective from 1 May, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Finance on Friday 10 March.

Her appointment was given the royal consent by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Syed Putra Jamalullail, the statement said.

Zeti, who will be 59 years old in August, has been governor of Bank Negara Malaysia since May 2000.

In September last year, Zeti received Euromoney