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Malaysia March inflation picks up to 0.9% y-o-y

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 12:59

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's consumer price index in March edged higher to 0.9 per cent from a year earlier due to increases in alcohol and tobacco prices, according to the Statistics Department on Wednesday.

Inflation was in line with the median forecast of 0.9 per cent in a Reuters poll.