P5b3 Teletext 503 May24 16:10:06         ————————————————————————————— U MALAYSIA "TO LIFT TRADE BAN" Malaysia is set to end its ban on psblic contracts for British businesses, according to officials. "I'm confident that it will be lifted, but as for the timing, we can't say," trade minister Rafidah Aziz said. Mr Ajdy was speaking after meeting UK countfrpart Richard Needham. who gave PM Mahathir MoP—lfd a letter from John Mafor expressing hopes over trading. ——————————————————————————————————————— Financial headlines 500 Cijy index 501 TODAY'S +JNNING CASHLINE= 12-17-18-46 GAME 59, £1000s TO BE WON - SEE P559 Next CompNews Shares Family Finance