On the 11th February 2010, Bank Negara issue a statement that those who have faded or discoloured banknotes can exchange them at Bank Negara or its branches throughout the country.
Earlier, an engineer in Petaling Jaya reported that the print had disappeared from 4 of his new RM50 notes which he had mistakenly left in his washing machine along with his laundry.
CIMB recently launched a new product called CIMB Prime plan. This product is targeting to a segment of customers who are at the stage of accumulating wealth. It is Ideal for graduates, young professionals, managers and business owners with household monthly incomes of between RM7,000 and RM8,000.
CIMB Prime Plan is offering a comprehensive package of banking products and lifestyle benefits including interest bearing saving account and credit card. With Prime Savings Account, customers can earn up to an additional interest rate of 1 per cent a year for a minimum deposit of RM200 a month. Customers also will be given standby overdraft facility and a home financing option that allows customers to re-price their housing loan every five years and enjoy preferential rates.
Early this year, Affin Bank introducing AffinPlus acoount that manifest their Banking Without Barriers philosophy. With an AffinPlus account, you will gain the flexibility of cheque writing convenience with the high interest of a savings account. This gives you greater accessibility and opportunities to plan and manage your funds, going beyond the boundaries of conventional banking for your benefit.
AffinPlus added benefits and features are:
- Enjoy a simple and hassle free account opening process at any 87 Affin bank branches nationwide with Identification Card (I.C.) only.
- Combine your accounts for effective cash management.
- Added convenience of 8,367 MEPS ATM’s nationwide
CIMB Bank in partnership with AirAsia & Tune Money launch CIMB Bank AirAsia Savers Account. This account is intended to people who frequently used AirAsia & requires a debit card. Upon successful application, customer will received complementary Tune Money Prepaid VISA Card Debit Card. The complimentary Tune Card is limited to the first 100,000 AirAsia Savers account holders only subject to RM30 being successfully deducted from the AirAsia Savers Account for credit into the Tune Card.
SWIFT code is a standard format of Bank Identifier Codes approved by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). It is the unique identification code of a particular bank. These codes are used when transferring money between banks, particularly for international wire transfers, and also for the exchange of other messages between banks. The SWIFT code is 8 or 11 characters.
If you expected to received money via wire transfer from overseas, then you need this code. For Malaysian Banks, only 8 characters swift code is required. In case the issuing banks requires 11 characters then just add “XXX” at the end of swift code shown below. For example for Al Rajhi Bank change from RJHIMYKL to RJHIMYKLXXX.
Here are the full lists of Swift Code for Malaysian Banks;