New political capital? What does Malaysia’s electoral upset mean for its capital markets?

Thursday, March 26, 2020

15:00 - 15:50 Ballroom 3

Malaysia’s extraordinary electoral upset in May 2018 saw an UMNO-led coalition thrown out of office for the first time since independence. Without delay, the new Prime Minister – and former UMNO leader and political maverick – then-92-year-old Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, set about making radical changes. Are those changes for the better? Are they permanent? And how will they affect Malaysia’s capital markets? Hear the thoughts of our panelists, who enjoy unrivalled knowledge of the country’s regulatory environment, its capital markets and the requirements of its sovereign wealth fund.