Zeti says inflation can be dealt with

Bank Negara Malaysia governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz said on Thursday 5 October that monetary policy will be reinforced by a stronger Malaysian currency.

However, she added that the authorities had other policy instruments to deal with inflation.

"If the ringgit appreciates it would reinforce monetary policy. But as an instrument of policy, we have other instruments to address inflation," Zeti told reporters, when asked about the role of the ringgit as a monetary policy tool.

"In the past

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