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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 close lower for second consecutive day

By Karina Imran

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 8 (Bernama) -- The crude palm oil (CPO) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives extended yesterday’s losses to end lower today, tracking weakness in related soybean oil on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and China’s Dalian Commodity Exchange. 

Gold futures close higher with six lots traded

By Kisho Kumari Sucedaram

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 8 (Bernama) -- The gold futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives ended higher today with six lots worth RM428,784 traded.

Ringgit ends slightly lower vs greenback ahead of FOMC meeting

By Kisho Kumari Sucedaram

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 8 (Bernama) -- The ringgit continued to close marginally lower against the US dollar for the second consecutive day.

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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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