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Malaysia Q2 current account surplus falls to 14.3 bln ringgit

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Malaysia’s current account surplus fell to 14.3 billion ringgit ($3.42 billion) in the second quarter from 16.4 billion ringgit in the previous three months, the central bank said on Friday.

Portfolio investment saw a net outflow of 10.2 billion ringgit, compared with a net inflow of 2.1 billion ringgit in the first quarter of 2019. ($1 = 4.1820 ringgit) (Reporting by Joseph Sipalan; editing by Gopakumar Warrier)

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