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News Malaysia » Economy: Malaysia December retail inflation up on costlier food, fuel

News channel or source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/Economy/Malaysia-December-retail-inflation-up-on-costlier-food-fuel
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

Economists said the latest inflation data and expectation of strong economic growth this year means that Bank Negara Malaysia could raise interest rates at its next policy meeting due tomorrow. "The combination of strong economic activity and inflation ...

News Malaysia » Economy: Malaysia-India Economic Ties To Elevate To Strategic Level - Mustapa

News channel or source: http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/bu/newsbusiness.php?id=1430317
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

NEW DELHI, Jan 24 (Bernama) -- The economic relations between Malaysia and India has surpassed the traditional stage following efforts by both countries to raise it to the strategic level. Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Seri Mustapa ...

News Malaysia » Economy: UPDATE 1-Malaysia will "never" again peg ringgit against dollar - Najib

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/malaysia-economy/update-1-malaysia-will-never-again-peg-ringgit-against-dollar-najib-idUSL4N1PI1OD?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Says govt will focus on containing the fiscal deficit (Adds details, Najib’s comments on 1MDB and China) KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Najib Razak, asking investors to take advantage of Malaysia’s economic recovery, on Tuesday said ...

News Malaysia » Economy: PM: Malaysia to raise transparency, accountability and efficiency

News channel or source: http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2018/01/23/pm-malaysia-to-raise-transparency-accountability-and-efficiency/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

He said Malaysia had many investments and incentives in place to ensure the country captured a good share of the new global economy. “The Securities Commission, Bursa Malaysia, Bank Negara Malaysia and the finance ministry have continuously introduced ...

News Malaysia » Economy: Invest Malaysia 2018 – selling the story of economic resilience and strong fundamentals

News channel or source: http://www.thesundaily.my/news/2018/01/23/invest-malaysia-2018-%E2%80%93-selling-story-economic-resilience-and-strong-fundamentals
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: Invest Malaysia 2018, which broke the norm and kick started the year rather than being the usual June affair, is expected to be a subdued two-day event with no major announcements for the local capital market, at a time when the general ...

News Malaysia » Economy: Economy to remain strong into second quarter

News channel or source: https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/409541
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Malaysia’s economy will continue to strengthen between March to May 2018 given that the leading index (LI) and the coincident index (CI) improved in November 2017, the Statistics Department said. The LI, which monitors the economic performance in advance ...

News Malaysia » Economy: Malaysian Makeover: at 92, Mahathir Seeks to Be PM Again

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2018-01-24/malaysian-makeover-at-92-mahathir-seeks-to-be-pm-again
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

Between 2013 and 2017, about two million new voters registered in Malaysia, many of whom are between the ages ... who brought a diversified and high-tech manufacturing base to an economy that had long relied on plantations and mining.

News Malaysia » Economy: Shanda Group-backed Malaysian company NIDA aims to be Airbnb for economy hotels

News channel or source: http://technode.com/2018/01/11/nida/
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

Chinese conglomerate Shanda Group invested $5.6 million Series A in Malaysian startup NIDA on February 2017 in order to further tap into Southeast Asia regions, the next booming travel destination for Chinese tourists. In fact, Southeast Asian countries ...