Limited impact from coronavirus on Malaysia’s economy

FILE PHOTO: A passenger wearing a mask walk outside the Shanghai railway station in Shanghai, China, as the country is hit by an outbreak of a new coronavirus, February 4, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song

KUALA LUMPUR: RHB Research expects the impact from the novel coronavirus to be limited with most of the fallout to be seen in the first and second quarter of this year.

It said on Thursday the novel coronavirus still poses an uncertain downside given the ambiguity of its outcome. With the rate of infections surpassing that of SARS, chances of it becoming a global threat is high.

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