KUALA LUMPUR, 7 June 2018 – Bursa Malaysia Berhad today announced 12 new additions to the constituents of the FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia (F4GBM) Index.
The F4GBM Index measures the performance of public listed companies (PLCs) demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices and was launched in December 2014 with a total of 24 constituents.
Whitman Independent Advisors launched iWealth, Malaysia’s first advisor-driven online wealth management mobile application.
Presented as a mobile application (app), iWealth integrates bespoke advisory services with fintech innovation to deliver personalised wealth management solutions capable of helping Malaysians achieve financial freedom.
Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd has announced the appointment of Alice Lee as managing director effective 1st April.
Helming Ricoh’s Malaysian operations following her stint as chief operating officer in 2017, Lee is now responsible for driving Ricoh’s transformational strategy and ensuring Ricoh’s operations are aligned with the global strategy in the Malaysian market, following her latest appointment.
CIMB Group has announced the appointment of Hendra Lembong as their chief fintech officer effective June 1.
CIMB FinTech was launched in 2017 to drive innovation, as well as chart and execute the Group’s long term digital roadmap.
Progress towards realising the goals of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2025 remains steady and ASEAN will continue to work closely to implement the deliverables under the AEC 2025 agenda.
Singapore as the Chair of ASEAN in 2018 had identified 12 economic priority deliverables focusing on innovation and digital economy.
Sun Life Malaysia Takaful Berhad and Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia signed an exclusive 10-year bancatakaful agreement that will see Sun Life Malaysia as the sole distributor of Family Takaful products and services to Al Rajhi Bank’s 150,000 customers nationwide.
Since its foray into the Malaysian insurance industry back in 2013, Sun Life Malaysia has been focusing on growing its core bancatakaful business through exclusive partnerships.
UD Trucks and Tan Chong Industrial Equipment Sdn Bhd (TCIE) had scored another key milestone together when they recently rolled out the first-ever locally-assembled or complete knocked-down (CKD) medium-duty UD Croner truck from Segambut-based Tan Chong Motor Assemblies Sdn Bhd (TCMA).
This achievement made Malaysia the first market in the world to assemble the CKD Croner and rolling it out successfully for UD Trucks.
CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad launched Takaful Mulia, a first-in-market Takaful policy specially designed for Muslims to benefit from coverage upon death or Total Permanent Disability (TPD) , savings and benefits related to Islamic religious obligations such as waqf”, “zakat”, “fidyah/sadaqah”, and “hajj/umrah”.
Takaful Mulia also provides an additional 100 per cent of sum assured for accidental death or TPD that occurred in a mosque or surau, and/or while performing the Hajj or Umrah.
Vivo released the X21 flagship smartphone in Malaysia to bring users a brand new, futuristic unlocking experience with In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology.
“We make it our mission to enhance our customers’ mobile experience through our pursuit for innovation in mobile technology that is most relevant to consumers’ ever-evolving lifestyle.
SAS, the global leader in analytics software and services, concluded the SAS FinTech Challenge 2017-2018 in Malaysia.
Organised in partnership with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and five partner banks which are; CIMB Bank, Hong Leong Bank, May Bank, Public Bank and RHB Bank.