Malaysia won’t use monetary policy as tool to prop up ringgit

Malaysia will not use monetary policy as a tool to shore up its currency, according to the central bank’s deputy governor. Bank Negara’s Adnan Zaylani Mohamad Zahid said the country’s monetary policy decisions will be determined by economic growth and the inflation outlook. “We won’t use interest rates as a tool to somewhat defend the … Read more

Bank of America not bullish on Asian currencies, cites ‘chaotic era’

A Japanese 1,000 yen banknote sits on a pile of South Korean won banknotes for an arranged photograph at a Woori Bank Co. branch in Seoul, South Korea. SeongJoon Cho | Bloomberg via Getty Images Bank of America is bearish on a slew of Asian currencies and neutral at best on others, as the investment … Read more

Malaysia emerges as a hotspot for chip firms amid U.S.-China tech war

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – 2018/01/24: A foreigner is seen with a Malaysia flag as a background. Kuala Lumpur or commonly known as KL is the national capital for Malaysia and is the fastest growing metropolitan regions in South-East Asia. The urban city is also well known to the world for tourism and shopping. Kuala Lumpur … Read more