Malaysian stocks record worst 2-day foreign outflow since 2013

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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): Foreign investors sold net $206.8m of Malaysian stocks on Tuesday, adding to $168.8m of outflows recorded Monday as markets reopened after Mahathir Mohamad’s surprise election win, according to data from Bursa Malaysia.

* The two-day outflow total of $375.6m is biggest since August 2013

* YTD inflows stand at $260.6b from as much as $938m recorded on April 30

* Foreigners have sold Malaysia stocks in the past seven trading days
* NOTE: Mahathir Is Ramping Up Pressure on Malaysian Bonds

* NOTE: Malaysia Stocks Post Largest Daily Foreign Outflow in 3 Months