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Special Report on

Unit Trust Funds in Malaysia

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Islamic unit trust funds have become increasingly prominent of late as they are being sought by all investors, not only Muslims. The main objective of such funds is to invest in a portfolio of halal stocks that comply with the principles of the Shariah. The returns of the Islamic unit trust will also avoid the incidence of riba or usury interest through the process of cleansing or purification by removing such amounts representing the interest element. The proceeds are normally donated to charities. Below are some frequently asked questions on Islamic unit trust funds. We hope this article enhances your understanding of ...
is currently the fifth largest banking group in Malaysia, with more than 200 branches and their outlets (including subsidiaries and associates), providing individuals and businesses with a range of financial services and products. AmBank Group was founded in 1975 as Arab-Malaysian Development Bank, by Merchant Banking pioneer, Hussain Najadi via his Holding company AIAK (Arab Investments for Asia Kuwait). He brought the bank public via the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE) in 1981. Tan Sri Azman Hashim , the chairman, controls about one-third of AMMB Holdings. In 2006, Amcorp 's interest in AMMB was reduced to 18.8% from ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Why Should I Investing in Unit Trust?
Unit trust or mutual fund is a financial vehicle through which individuals may invest their money. The idea behind unit trust is better returns through collective investing. In other words, it means pooling the investments of many investors, individuals and institutions. Unit trust is getting popular nowdays due to potentially higher return when compare to fixed deposit or EPF saving. Furthermore, EPF is providing an option to withdraw some or your EPF saving for the purpose of investing in unit trust. If you still wondering whether to invest in unit trust or not, you should see the reason why you should. Being well-diversified ... market research, surveys and trends
Global Islamic Finance Centre (GIFC): Malaysia's Islamic bond ...
The market is witnessing a sharp increase in the number and size of approved sukuks, and investors are showing an interest in new and innovative structures. The last of a four-part interview with Nik Ramlah Mahmood of Malaysia’s Securities Commission. Nik Ramlah Mahmood is managing director at Malaysia’s Securities Commission, which has been actively working to transform the market into a global hub for Islamic investments. She explains the government’s recent initiatives and the role of the Securities Commission in achieving this goal. This is the last of a four-part Q&A with Nik Ramlah. For an in-depth look ... market research, surveys and trends

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
UNIT TRUST FUNDS IN MALAYSIA

ISLAMIC Unit Trust Investment MALAYSIA
Public Bank’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Public Mutual swept 10 out of the 29 awards, including the most prestigious “Best Overall Fund Group” award, at The Edge-Lipper Malaysia Fund Awards 2010 held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on 23 February 2010. This is the 7th consecutive year Public Mutual has emerged as the biggest winner at the annual awards event. Public Mutual’s Chairman Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr. Teh Hong Piow expressed pride at the outstanding achievement despite a challenging year in 2009. “These awards demonstrate Public Mutual's commitment in continuously ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Disclosure Practices Among Unit Trust Funds in Malaysia
total of 6.7 million investors fall within this range of investment. These investors are con- ..... Significant at 5 percent level (p-value in parenthesis) ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Mapletree plans $713 mln industrial trust IPO
SINGAPORE, June 30 (Reuters) - Mapletree Investments, a property firm owned by Singapore state investor Temasek [TEM.UL], plans to float two real estate investment trusts, including what may be Southeast Asia's largest REIT listing. Listings of property trusts are making a comeback in Asia as investors are lured by their high yields relative to bonds, recovering from the credit crisis. Malaysia's Sunway REIT is raising about $455 million in Southeast Asia's biggest initial public offering so far this year. CapitaMalls Malaysia Trust is aiming to garner over $300 million in a Malaysia IPO. [ID:nTOE65O05H] Mapletree ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
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INFORMATION RESOURCES

1 Q&A on capital protected unit trust funds In the last month ...
unit trust funds in Malaysia with various maturity periods. Assets under management (AUM) for these funds are worth approximately RM8.1billion ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
MALAYSIA
unit trust funds. DESCRIPTION OF THE MARKET. Regulatory Regime. On March 1,1993, the Malaysian Securities Commission (SC) assumed regulatory ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Listed Property Trusts in Malaysia
development of property trusts in Malaysia, and the local structural and .... unit trust funds). All of the above differences and constraining factors have ...
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UNIT TRUST FUNDS IN MALAYSIA
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Mutual funds in Malaysia..? - Yahoo! Answers
i've also heard that there are different types of mutual funds....so it will be highly convenient if you could give me the types of funds these 3 companies are offering too..? Yes..there are Mutual Funds in Malaysia.. and here in Malaysia we call it Unit Trusts. 3 top Companies are: 1. Public Mutual Berhad 2. MAAKL Berhad 3. BSNPrudential Public Mutual anchors 36.38 percent market share in private unit trust funds when measured by net asset value (as at 30 August 2007. source:The Edge-Lipper, 17 September 2007). Public Mutual is the largest private unit trust company in Malaysia and currently manages 58 funds with total ...
Is Public Mutual Fund, Malaysia, worth investing in for the next 3 ...
Since mutual funds are generally for medium to long term horizon, it is worth to invest for the next 3 years or more. However, before you make any investment, i would like to advise you to look at your risk profile and the market outlook first, in order to make decision which asset allocation and what funds are suitable for you. Furthermore, it's very important for you to know about the company you are investing at and what are the other benefits that will be provided to you such as online service to monitor your investment instead of just depending to your UT agents or bankers, online switching facility, other ...