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Malaysia's August CPI up 2per cent, misses forecast

Malaysia's August CPI up 2per cent, misses forecast

FILE PHOTO: Shoppers wearing protective masks shop at a market, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia November 6, 2020. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng

Sept 24 : Malaysia's consumer prices in August rose 2per cent from a year earlier, less than forecast, , government data showed on Friday.​

August's consumer price index (CPI) was expected to rise 2.2per cent, according to 21 economists surveyed in a Reuters poll.

Source: Reuters

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