The Malaysian capital market grew 12.6% to RM3.2 trillion in 2017 with total capital raised amounting to RM146.6 billion, according to the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) in conjunction with the release of its annual report.
The capital market witnessed double-digit growth across all segments due to better economic fundamentals, corporate earnings recovery, growth in private investments, strong foreign investment inflows and higher investor participation.
Malaysia’s first equity Exchange Traded Fund (ETF), FTSE Bursa Malaysia (FBM) KLCI etf has declared an interim income distribution of 2.8 sen per unit.
For the financial year ended 31 December 2017, FBM KLCI etf paid out a total of two income distributions totaling 3.3 sen per unit. Income distribution is paid out semi-annually, if any.
In conjunction with the opening of POC2018,
Bursa Malaysia has introduced new enhancements to further strengthen Crude Palm Oil Futures Contract (“FCPO”). These enhancements to the FCPO contract specification, effective since 26 February 2018, are as follows: