© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A woman shops at a wet market in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 18, 2016. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s consumer price index (CPI) rose 4% from a year earlier in October, government data showed on Friday.
The rise was slightly faster than the 3.9 percent growth forecast by 20 economists in a Reuters poll. In September, the index rose 4.5%.