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Malaysia retail sales sputter amid steadier but still weak ringgit

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Shopping malls are seeing thinner crowds but that may also be because many more malls have sprouted up. At the same time, consumers are buying more online.

Kuala Lumpur

THE Malaysian central bank will continue to support the ringgit, Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday, even as retailers brace for another year of insipid growth because of the meagre currency.

Mr Najib said in Parliament that the ringgit had become significantly...

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