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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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Ringgit continues uptrend on better market sentiment

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 -- The ringgit extended its upward momentum for the eighth consecutive trading day, closing firmer against the US dollar today amid a weaker greenback, stable oil prices and upbeat expectation on the second-quarter (Q2) economic performance, dealers said.

Bursa Malaysia hits new record high volume to 16.68 bln units, CI up 1.30 pct

By Rosemarie Khoo Mohd Sani

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6  -- Bursa Malaysia closed higher today with gains seen in almost all indices as the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was boosted at the eleventh hour to end at its intraday high of 1,588.57, up 20.44 points.

KLCI futures higher in early trade

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6  -- The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI  futures contract (FKLI) on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives were higher in early trade today, tracking the upbeat momentum of the underlying cash market.

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100 Yen3.9663/9702
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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