economy

Leave exposes to others, concentrate on assuring investors, Guan Eng told

Other ministers and MACC can be tasked with exposing corruption by the previous gov't, Anwar Ibrahim says in an interview.

M’sia has to lead the charge against global debt tsunami

COMMENT | It is not enough that Malaysia tries to overcome its national debt.
  Phar Kim Beng

China's central bank unexpectedly holds fire on rates as economy wobbles

May data shows China's economy is losing momentum.
  Reuters

M’sians abroad now want to come home, tycoon says

Lee Kim Yew believes this will be the economic boost the country needs to overcome its debt.
  Annabelle Lee

Bursa Malaysia opens higher, then eases

The market upon opening starts to feel the impact of United States-China trade talks over the weekend.
  Bernama

M'sia will meet projected budget deficit of 2.8 percent for 2018

COMMENT | The gov't will be rationalising federal gov't expenditure and obtaining extra revenue through various means.
  Lim Guan Eng

Umno Youth: Claims of high national debt mere tactic to blame BN

Harapan is trying to avoid responsibility for poor economic showing in future, says its info chief.

Bursa remains in positive territory at mid-morning

This is supported by strong demand in most heavyweights, particularly finance-related stocks.
  Bernama

The truth of our debt may hurt, but only for a time

COMMENT | The markets will settle because M’sia is no longer cooking the books.
  Rais Hussin

Moody’s: Still too early to assess new gov’t’s economic impact

The economic implications of will take time to be revealed, says economist Katrina Ell.
  Tengku Noor Shamsiah Tengku Abdullah, Bernama

Bursa extends losses to end lower today

FBM KLCI was 56.56 points lower at 1,719.28 from Monday's close of 1,775.84.
  Bernama

With new dawn, time for honest politics

COMMENT | The responsibility to protect constitutional democracy is of the utmost importance.
  Rais Hussin

Najib 'puzzled' how economy went from 'critical' to strong in 2 weeks

The ex-PM questions Lim Guan Eng's reassurance that M'sian economic fundamentals remain strong. 

As Italy struggles to form gov't, ratings agency threatens downgrade

Moody’s threatens sovereign debt downgrade on fears new Italian gov't will embark on spending spree.
  Gavin Jones, Valentina Za, Reuters

Yoursay: Advice on managing the economy from a disgraced ex-PM

YOURSAY | ‘The former finance minister seems to be unaware of how markets work.’
  Yoursay

Malaysia rises two spots on world competitiveness list

The IMD World Competitiveness Centre says M’sia is the only economy in SEA to register improvement.
  Bernama

Dr M warns many figures on Malaysia's financial position are false

But he did not offer any evidence or say which data he was referring to.
  Reuters

Harapan releases first 100 days fiscal reforms

GE14 | It claims several respected Malaysians are onboard to improve the country's fiscal situation.

Moody’s forecasts 5.2pct GDP growth this year

Credit ratings firm believes that large infrastructure projects will stimulate public and private investment.
  Bernama

Maybank: GE14 poses no threat to economy due to ‘continuity’

GE14 | Likelihood of BN staying in power will mean no disruption in M’sia-China relations.
  Siti Radziah Hamzah, Bernama

World Bank projections show economy on track to improve, says Najib

Caretaker PM believes signs point to M’sia being one of the most successful countries someday.
  Bernama

Najib: Prospering economy link to boosting people’s well-being

UPDATED 2.53PM | GE14 | He says Pakatan Harapan’s election manifesto was unrealistic and could jeapordise the economy.
  Bernama

PwC: M’sia will be 24th largest global economy by 2050

China also predicted to be largest, followed by India, and Indonesia in fourth place.
  Christine Lim, Bernama

Najib: Bringing in FDI doesn’t mean selling sovereignty

The prime minister responds to Dr M's criticism of 'unbeneficial' FDI ventures.
  Annabelle Lee

Bank Negara sees economy expanding by up to 6pct this year

Central bank's projection based on improving global fundamentals and higher crude oil prices.
  Bernama

ACCCIM: Keep China ties, no matter who wins GE14

UPDATED 6.30PM | Chinese traders hope that relationship will remain, regardless of who's in charge.
  Yap Jia Hee

BN’s Department of Propaganda

COMMENT | It is wrong and senseless to view the economy as an indiscrete or monolithic whole
  Manjit Bhatia

M'sia once an Asian Tiger which did not feed on GST, roars Dr M

Former PM also warns of mounting national debt by the Najib-administration. 

Rejecting protectionism, Asean and Australia commit to free trade

Aussie PM Malcolm Turnbull and S'pore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong praise free trade at Asean meeting in Sydney. 
  Paulina Duran, Colin Packham, Reuters

How successive governments impoverished M'sians

A QUESTION OF BUSINESS | One major stupid move was to import cheap labour from overseas.
  P Gunasegaram
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