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KL budget revision gets markets' thumbs up

Ringgit hits 3-month high, bourse up 2%; but impact will be more apparent in Q2: analyst

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Malaysia's stock market and currency rallied on Friday with the ringgit climbing to 4.139, a three-month high, boosted in part by Putrajaya's commitment to fiscal consolidation.

Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA'S stock market and currency rallied on Friday with the ringgit climbing to 4.139, a three-month high, boosted in part by Putrajaya's commitment to fiscal consolidation.

On Thursday, the government revealed a revised budget that banked more on spending cuts and

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