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Malaysia’s Budget 2020

Oct 14, 2019

Budget 2020 was announced by YB Tuan Lim Guan Eng, Minister of Finance on 11th October 2019 at Dewan Rakyat. Among the highlights in the Budget 2020 are;

Features of Bond and Sukuk That You Need To Know

Oct 02, 2019

It is important for you to know and understand what you invest in so that you can make an informed and smart decision, especially in a limited information asset such as bonds. In general, we know that bond is a type of financing issued by companies, and investors will receive periodic coupon...

Malaysia Bond and Sukuk : Quarterly Report 2Q 2019

Sep 11, 2019

2Q2019 – Bonds Rallied on Safe-Haven Bid Endless trade war between the United States and China, as well as global uncertainties continuously push bond yields downwards. The yields across the curve slumped QoQ. US Treasuries declined by 41 bps – 50 bps, while MGS and GII declined by 6...

What Happens When Your Bond or Sukuk has Defaulted?

Jun 25, 2019

When the performance of market created worries among investors, they typically shift their investments from higher risk financial instruments like stocks, to safer fixed-income assets such as bonds. But does bond ensure a safe investment route to the investors?

Malaysia Bond and Sukuk : Quarterly Report 1Q 2019

Jun 20, 2019

1Q2019 – Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) cuts OPR BNM cuts the OPR rate by 25bps to 3% on the concern of slowing global growth. The Fed decision to pause its rate hike leads to demand in the emerging market including Malaysia with 4.52% increase in bond foreign holding over the quarter.

Bright Focus Bhd downgraded to BB1 on Covenant Breach

Jul 17, 2019

On June 3, 2019, Bright Focus Berhad’s RM 1.35 billion Sukuk Musharakah (2014/2031) rating was downgraded from A1 to BB1 with a negative outlook due to a breach of covenant. This is the second-round downgrade by RAM Rating after the first one in November 2018 which the rating was first...

Monetary Policy Statement : 9 Jul 2019

Jul 09, 2019

At its meeting today, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Bank Negara Malaysia decided to maintain the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) at 3.00 percent. The global economy continues to expand moderately. Labour conditions in the advanced economies remain firm, while domestic demand continues to...

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