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Steep fall in ringgit last week on geopolitical and rate hike risks

SINGAPORE (Oct 3): The Malaysian ringgit fell the most in a week this year, with USD rising 0.5% against it to 4.2308, the most since December 2016.

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Cheapest currency in Southeast Asia gives Malaysia an edge in export race

SINGAPORE (July 13): When the global trade rebound came this year, Malaysia held one advantage over its peers: the cheapest currency in Southeast Asia.

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Southeast Asia currency slide inflates US$20 bil debt bil

(Nov 29): Here we go again. Southeast Asia is bracing for rising debt bills as the region’s currencies slide.

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What’s stopping RBNZ from meeting its inflation objective?

SINGAPORE (Aug 11): The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) has cut interest rates by 25bps, which takes the official cash rate (OCR) to an all-time low of 2%.
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