What does the ending of quantitative easing mean for Malaysia?

By Lim Kim-Hwa

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While the US economic recovery struggles to build momentum with an end to quantitative easing and with falling commodity prices, the Malaysian economy is undoubtedly affected. With household debts increasing, what steps can we take to put our fiscal position in order?Quantitative easing (QE) unleashed a flood of cheap money throughout the world in the past few years, and many emerging markets benefitted from this added liquidity. When QE came to an end in the US in October, jitters understandably...

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Lim Kim-Hwa

is Chief Executive Officer of Penang Institute