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Malaysia's rosy economy a winner in election year

The health of the economy presents a clear advantage for the ruling party to prevail

Analysts say the base case is for Prime Minister Najib Razak and his Barisan Nasional coalition to remain in power after the elections. If he loses, it could spell a negative for growth and fiscal accounts.


THE dominant theme in Malaysia for 2018 is no mystery - the imminent and no doubt, hotly contested 14th General Election that must be called by August next year. And if you believe the pundits, neither is its outcome, with most expecting the long-...

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