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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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Bursa Malaysia lower at mid-morning

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 -- Bursa Malaysia widened its losses at mid-morning, dragged down mainly by healthcare-related and technology counters.



Ringgit opens lower against UD dollar at opening

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 -- The ringgit weakened against the US dollar at the opening today as investors’ expectations on the Federal Reserve rate hike remained intact and lent some support for the dollar, said an analyst.



Gold futures open untraded

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 -- The gold futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives was untraded in the early trading session today.



 
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OPENING, TUESDAY, MAR 9
US4.1180/1230
S'pore3.0479/0520
100 Yen3.7752/7805
Sterling5.6882/6967
Euro4.8769/8833
Source: Bank Negara Malaysia

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