Malaysia – BN Election Victory A Boon For Economy?

This week, Risk Watchdog sits down with Senior Country Risk Analyst Andy Wang to discuss the Barisan Nasional Party’s recent victory in Malaysia’s general elections. With the incumbent BN’s share of parliamentary seats falling to 59.9% – a stark contrast to their 90.9% representation just nine years ago – how are politics in Malaysia set to change over the coming years? Furthermore, what does the BN’s victory mean for Malaysia’s medium-term economic prospects, and how are asset markets responding to the news?