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Q3 GDP up 4.3%

Malaysia's economy expanded 4.3 per cent in the third quarter driven mainly by domestic consumption and net exports, Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim announced today.


Local markets tumble ahead of GDP report

According to the exchange rates by Xe.com, the ringgit touched a low of 4.53473 against the greenback this morning before recovering some of the losses.


Malaysia will be affected if TPP collapses: Mustapa

Malaysia may be affected if the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) were to be discontinued following Donald Trump's victory in Tuesday's US presidential election.


Asia markets track global surge as Trump fears ease

Asian equities soared Thursday, joining a goldrush across world markets as the initial shock of Donald Trump's election win was replaced by hopes his plan to kickstart the US economy will succeed.


Global stocks rise on expectations of Clinton victory

Global equities markets gained more ground Tuesday on investor expectations that Hillary Clinton would clinch the US presidency after a raucous campaign that had seen stocks seesaw on political developments.


China replaces finance minister

China Monday replaced finance minister Lou Jiwei, state media reported, with some analysts predicting more fiscal stimulus in the world's second-largest economy.


Divided Fed to leave rates untouched as US vote looms

Despite some division in its ranks, the US Federal Reserve is expected to leave interest rates unchanged Wednesday as policymakers gathered in the shadow of the hotly contested presidential election.


Najib: Malaysia wants to be China's gateway to Asean

"I am here with our minister of international trade and industry, and this shows we are really serious about doing business with China."


China second largest investor in manufacturing: Najib

China emerged as Malaysia's second largest investor in the manufacturing sector in the first eight months of 2016 with investments of RM2.4 billion in 20 approved manufacturing projects.


Malaysian capital market remains resilient: SC

Malaysia's capital market expanded to RM2.85 trillion as at September this year from RM2.82 trillion in December last year and remains resilient despite the volatility in global markets, says the Securities Commission Malaysia.


 

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