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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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Cpo Futures Fluctuate Marginally Amid Export Reduction Concerns

By Abdul Hamid A Rahman

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- Crude palm oil (CPO) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives ended mixed with marginal fluctuations in closing prices, primarily due to reduction in exports.

Gold Futures End Easier On Better Nfp Data

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- Gold futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives ended easier after the US nonfarm payrolls (NFP) report showed a slightly better data, which will influence the Federal Reserve’s (Fed) next move.

Ringgit Eases Against Us Dollar On Better Us Non-farm Payroll Data

By Harizah Hanim Mohamed

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- The ringgit gave up its gains on Friday and closed easier versus the US dollar today, as the dollar gained momentum following last week's non-farm payroll (NFP) report indicating a better non-farm employment situation in the United States (US).

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100 Yen3.7752/7805
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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