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Economic Research

9 April 2018



Economic Update




Forex Reserves Inch Up To USD107.8bn In March



Malaysia registered forex reserves of USD107.8bn as at 30 Mar 2018, an increase from end-February’s level and the highest level in three years. In MYR terms, forex reserves suffered a MoM loss of MYR3.1bn to MYR416.4bn. The MYR weakened in early April, after rebounding in March, amid escalating trade tensions between the US and China.



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