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Cagamas: A Financial Intermediary in Malaysia’s Bond and Sukuk Market

Apr 08, 2021

Cagamas is among the biggest issuer in Malaysia’s debt market with RM 339.5 billion of bonds and sukuk cumulatively issued as of December 2020. Cagamas was created in 1987 as the National Mortgage Corporation Malaysia, with a mandate to promote home ownership and growth of the secondary...

Bid-to-cover Ratio in Government Bond Auction

Mar 24, 2021

Bid-to-cover (BTC) ratio is the term that is often encountered when discussing about the government bond and sukuk issuance which is how the government bond is issued in Malaysia. For example, in BIX Malaysia 4Q20 report on the Government Bond Auction in Malaysia, it states that the average of...

Malaysia Bond and Sukuk : Quarterly Report 4Q2020

Mar 11, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered a shift to safe-haven asset like fixed-income. A declined in YTD yields for US Treasuries, MGS and GII showed a strong demand throughout the year. The Malaysian Government, MGS and GII also received a consistent net inflow from foreign investors for 8 months...

Advancing Sustainable Finance in Malaysia – the Year in Review

Feb 25, 2021

The alignment of sustainable finance to the values and principles of Islamic finance and investing has become a globally accepted concept amongst issuers and investors. Recognition of this alignment is at the heart of the Securities Commission Malaysia’s (SC) initiatives in sustainable...

SRI Sukuk And Bond Grant Scheme To Encourage Capital Market Fund...

Jan 22, 2021

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today expanded its Green SRI Sukuk Grant Scheme to encourage more companies to finance green, social and sustainability projects through SRI sukuk and bonds issuance. With this expansion, the grant is now renamed as SRI Sukuk and Bond Grant Scheme and...

Opportunities For Sukuk Exchange-Traded Funds In Malaysian Market

Jan 21, 2021

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are open-ended investment funds traded on an exchange. The ETF consists of baskets of assets such as stocks, bonds and commodities, and tracks or replicates the performance of an index with similar underlying assets. At the time of writing, there are 19 ETFs listed on...

Green Sukuk Roundtable Discussion

Dec 01, 2020

Bonds & Loans and Capital Markets Malaysia recently conducted a Green Sukuk Roundtable, bringing together a distinguished group of thought leaders from across the world to debate the state and evolution of ESG-linked Sukuk globally and Malaysia’s role in internationalising the...

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