Currency crisis in Malaysia: the leading indicators / Nur 'Izzati Akmal Kamarul Baharin

Kamarul Baharin, Nur 'Izzati Akmal (2016) Currency crisis in Malaysia: the leading indicators / Nur 'Izzati Akmal Kamarul Baharin. [Student Project] (Unpublished)


Currency exchanges are considered as one of the important issues and serious concern for this modern era globalization. A country must have a strong and stable currency in order to maintain the capital and finance. Recently, Malaysia get a lot of complain from the citizens who questioned the government in manage the economy that cause such as increase in inflation rate, high interest rates and high government rates and debt. Due to this problem, this research sought to shed lights on factors affecting the changes of currency in Malaysia compared to USD currency and to identify the main factor contribute to this problem. This paper aims at finding out the impact of Macroeconomic Variables toward Malaysia Currency. The variables used in this study are Inflation Rate, Interest Rate, Government Debt and Term of Trade. The methodology used in this study is Multiple Linear Regression Correlation Test with time series that get from Data Stream and World Bank. Hence, the results of this study would give theoretical understanding of complex interactions between macroeconomic fundamentals, investors' expectations and government policy.


Item Type: Student Project
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Kamarul Baharin, Nur 'Izzati Akmal
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Mohamed Yousop, Nur Liyana
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Macroeconomics
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Business cycles. Economic fluctuations. Economic indicators > Finance and cycles. Financial crises. Convergence (Economics)
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Johor > Segamat Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor in Business Administration (HONS) Islamic Banking
Keywords: Macroeconomic, currency crisis
Date: 2016
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