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Malaysia in transition

Foreign money leaves Malaysia as economy slows

Mahathir suffers fresh blow as index provider signals market liquidity concern

SINGAPORE -- International investors are fleeing Malaysia, which has been battered by multiple economic headwinds and, as a result, is home to Asia's worst-performing major stock market.

Now weak macro indicators are adding to the challenge faced by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, whose government will enter its second year in May.

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