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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 likely to continue positive momentum next week

By Kisho Kumari Sucedaram

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 -- The crude palm oil (CPO) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives is likely to continue a positive momentum next week driven by expectations of higher demand.



Bursa Malaysia likely to trade in cautious mode next week

By Nurul Jannah Kamaruddin

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 -- Bursa Malaysia is expected to trade at the current level next week, with the benchmark index hovering within a range of 1,510 to 1,540 ahead of the release of the August inflation data, FTSE Russell's decision on Malaysian bonds, and the Sabah state election. 



Ringgit set to rise in tandem with other Asian currencies next week

By Aishah Mohmad Afandi

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (Bernama) -- Asian currencies, including the ringgit, are expected to trend upwards next week, with the local note moving towards the 4.10 psychological level next week. 



 
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CLOSING, FRIDAY, SEP 18
US4.1100/1150
S'pore 3.0299/0347
100 Yen3.9398/9450
Sterling5.3340/3421
Euro4.8712/8787
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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