Malaysian deputy wants ‘language of morality’ in finance


People working in the financial industry should not “shy away from the language of morality and objectivity”, according to a Bank Negara Malaysia deputy governor.

Speaking in Kuala Lumpur on April 24, Encik Abdul Rasheed Ghaffour argued the “system” and “situation” individuals operate in strongly influence their behaviour. “The problem of ‘bad apples’, it seems, can be largely solved by focusing on cleaning up the ‘bad barrels’,” he said.

Nonetheless, there are personal considerations. The

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