While 2019 was a positive year for emerging markets overall, Malaysian equities underperformed amid a confluence of macroeconomic and geopolitical factors. However, Franklin Templeton Emerging Market Equity’s Edward Pang and Ismar Izhar suggest there could be a mild recovery opportunity for equity investors in 2020, driven by an improving corporate earnings outlook. READ MORE
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