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Economists see softer Q1 GDP growth in M’sia

Tuesday May 14, 2013 By EUGENE MAHALINGAM eugenicz@thestar.com.my Private consumption and investment will continue to support growth PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s economy may have softened in the first quarter this year on weaker exports due by poorer external demand, while private consumption and investment will continue to support growth. Economists expect the country’s gross domestic product [&hellip

Given the increased risk in Malaysia overall economy, would Fitch change the current sovereign credit profile of A- (stable)

Guarantees, external finances add to Malaysia concerns November 20, 2012 KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 — Malaysia’s public finances are a weakness relative to rating peers and offer limited scope for counter-cyclical fiscal stimulus at the current rating level of ‘A-’/Stable, Fitch Ratings believes. While this has not hindered the public sector’s capacity to contribute to [&hellip

What is the wildcard of Malaysian GDP growth going forward?

Monday October 1, 2012 MARC: Unstable labour market can affect growth PETALING JAYA: Malaysian Rating Corp Bhd (MARC) concurs with the Finance Ministry’s (MoF) forecast of gross domestic product (GDP) growth of between 4.5% and 5.5% for 2013, but cautions that instability in the labour market can affect headline growth. MARC, which forecast a 5.3% [&hellip