Posts Tagged ‘GDP’

Malaysia’s GDP at 4.4% in 3Q18, growth expected to be on upside, says governor

Household spending rose 9% in 3Q18, supported by sustained wage growth and the 3-month tax holiday
by NG MIN SHEN / pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL ...

Malaysia’s GDP grows 4.4% in 3Q18

By NG MIN SHEN / TMR file pix
Malaysia’s economy expanded 4.4% in the third-quarter of 2018 (3Q18), driven largely by consumer and private sector ...

Euro-area economy cools, Italy stagnates

FRANKFURT • The euro-area economy unexpectedly grew at its weakest in more than four years and a measure of confidence hinted at a more protracted ...

Firm up growth plans in Budget 2019, says MARC

By SHAZNI ONG / Pic By AFP
The government’s debt should be addressed through the strengthening of economic growth plans rather than trimming ...

China’s growth falls on construction

By BLOOMBERG
BEIJING • Construction and manufacturing were the main drags for China’s slower than expected third-quarter (3Q) economic growth, while ...

Digital economy to contribute 20% to GDP

By KEVIN WONG / Pic By TMR
Malaysia Digital Economy Corp (MDEC) has projected that digital economy would contribute 20% towards the country’s GDP by ...

Malaysia’s GDP to moderate to 4.9%

The World Bank says Malaysia’s economy has to grow above 5% in order to achieve the fiscal deficit target of 2.8% of the GDP
by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / ...

UOB: Budget 2019 to focus on fiscal, debt consolidation

The researcher expects the govt to trim allocations for both operating, development expenditures
By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / Pic By TMR The upcoming Budget ...

Economic growth steady despite slowdown

By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
MALAYSIA’S economic growth has so far remained steady this year in the face of rising trade tensions, ...

RM1,035t in debt — the world’s post-Lehman legacy

By Brian Chappatta / BLOOMBERG
In MANY ways, all the talk about global central banks beginning a “great unwind” of their extraordinary monetary ...

EM currencies at the frontline of contagion fears

Asean currencies to face some selling pressure, but risk of contagion spreading will likely be contained
By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By TMR The Indonesian ...

India’s services gauge rises at slower pace

By BLOOMBERG
MUMBAI • India’s main services index expanded in August at the slowest pace in three months, signalling that demand may be cooling in the ...