Najib lauds foreign investment in Malaysia

Prime Minister Najib Razak says his government will do the responsible, not popular, things for the nation, including cracking down on crony capitalism. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Najjua Zulkefli, July 25, 2017.

THE Malaysian capital market increased 9% to RM3.1 trillion in the first six months of this year, which ranked it fifth in Asia, relative to gross domestic product (GDP) Prime Minster Najib Razak said in his keynote address at Invest Malaysia 2017 today.

Malaysia is also home to the largest number of listed companies in Asean and at US$29 billion (RM124 billion), Bursa Malaysia has also recorded the highest in funds raised in the last five years among the 10-member regional body, he added.

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