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Talk of Malaysia in 1997/98 style meltdown unduly alarmist

MALAYSIAN Prime Minister Najib Razak's warning last week that the country should brace itself for headwinds could be considered timely but market talk of a repeat of the 1997/98 meltdown is overblown and unduly alarmist. As Mr Najib, who is also finance minister, pointed out, the high household...

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