Malaysia’s bull run faces election test

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July 27, 2017 4:18 PM

KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) – The world’s longest-ruling coalition and the longest bull market could be facing a pivotal moment. Malaysia is set to hold a general election by mid-2018 but there are whispers a vote could be called sooner, between the third quarter and fourth quarter of 2017, setting up a showdown between Prime Minister Najib Razak and his opponents.