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Emerging Asia faces capital outflow risk as Fed signals rate hike

Investors pulled $500m out of COVID-depressed markets in May

The extended lockdown in Malaysia has left the streets of its capital Kuala Lumpur deserted.   © Reuters

SINGAPORE -- Capital has started to pour out of Asian emerging markets as coronavirus outbreaks slow the region's economic recovery while investors price in the likelihood of interest rate hikes in the U.S. and Europe.

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