Malaysia's 2016 Economic Growth Allows for 'Tentative Optimism'
Vishnu Varathan, Head of Economics & Strategy, Mizuho Bank, Singapore
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Following last year's 4.2% GDP growth, Bank Negara expects Malaysia's economy to expand by about 4.3% - 4.8% in 2017.
Vishnu looks at how inflation and ringgit volatility may also weigh on the central bank's policy considerations.
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