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Malaysians' Sentiment Remains Positive Post-GE15, Inflation Concerns Ease


Two-thirds of Malaysians believe that the country is on the right track after five months under the new administration, the latest Ipsos opinion poll showed. Sentiment eased from its post-election highs but optimists continue to outnumber pessimists.

  • Ipsos commented that "as seen in national elections worldwide, public sentiment peaks post-government changes and slips to a new normal."
  • Inflation is no longer the main concern of Malaysians, with political corruption topping the list as 51% of respondents listed it as their key worry.
  • Purchase sentiment has eased from post-GE15 highs, as 47% of Malaysians are comfortable with making household purchases and 43% with major purchases.
  • Click here to see a summary of the Ipsos survey.

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