Malaysia Growth Seen Exceeding 5% for Longest Stretch Since ’08

Malaysia Growth Seen Exceeding 5% for Longest Stretch Since ’08

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Pedestrians cross the street at a pedestrian crossing in Kuala Lumpur. The last time Malaysian has seen growth exceeding 5 percent for seven straight quarters was in 2007 and 2008, a run that ended after Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. filed the biggest bankruptcy in U.S. history, roiling global markets.