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Malaysia's 2016 Economic Growth Allows for 'Tentative Optimism'

Vishnu Varathan, Head of Economics & Strategy, Mizuho Bank, Singapore

24-Mar-17 09:20

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Following last year's 4.2% GDP growth, Bank Negara expects Malaysia's economy to expand by about 4.3% - 4.8% in 2017.

Vishnu looks at how inflation and ringgit volatility may also weigh on the central bank's policy considerations.



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