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Life insurance industry grows 14.19 pct in 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 -- The life insurance industry registered a 14.19 per cent increase in new business total premiums to RM11.8 billion last year as compared with RM10.3 billion in 2018, driven by an increase in awareness among consumers on the importance of life insurance protection.

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Gold futures end untraded

By Nurunnasihah Ahmad Rashid

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 3 -- The gold futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives remained untraded at the close today on lack of demand, while the US COMEX gold futures made gains due to a weaker US dollar, said an analyst.



CPO futures end higher in line with uptrend in physical price

By Lizawati Bahanan

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 3 -- The crude palm oil (CPO) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives ended higher today in line with the uptrend in physical price which has reached an eight-year high.



Ringgit ends higher against US dollar

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 3 -- The ringgit closed higher against the US dollar today, extending yesterday's gains for the second day, lifted by improved risk appetite for the local currency amid weak greenback sentiment, said an analyst.



 
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CLOSING, THURSDAY, DEC 3
US4.0730/0750
S'pore3.0441/0467
100 Yen3.9058/9081
Sterling5.4586/4617
Euro4.9328/9360
Source: Bank Negara Malaysia

Reduction in the overnight policy rate (OPR) by Bank Negara Malaysia would be good for consumer spending and investment;
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