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More to halted SGX-Bursa link

It would be naive to expect continuity - be it in policies or landmark projects - following any regime change, let alone one that resulted in the ouster of a party that ruled for 60 years.

The changes after Malaysia's election on May 9 have come fast and furious under the new government led by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, which last week decided to review the plan for a "Malaysia-Singapore Connect" - a trading link between the Singapore Exchange (SGX) and Bursa Malaysia - that was unveiled in February under the previous administration.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 12, 2018, with the headline 'More to halted SGX-Bursa link'. Print Edition | Subscribe