MIFC Epicentre February 2014 / Rabiulakhir 1435H
Malaysia's regulators and the Malaysian financial industry have worked continuously and collaboratively for over 30 years to develop policies, guidelines and frameworks with an emphasis on robust shariah compliance in every facet of the world's fastest growing financial industry.
Other Highlights:
An Interview with Monem Salam, ASEAN Equity Fund Portfolio Manager and President of Saturna Sdn. Bhd.
Saturna Sdn. Bhd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of US-based Saturna Capital Corporation, recently launched the ASEAN Equity Fund ("Fund"), a Malaysian fund focused on public equities of Shariah-compliant companies in the ASEAN-5 (Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines). Epicentre speaks with Monem Salam, ASEAN Equity Fund portfolio manager and president of Saturna Sdn. Bhd. on the Fund and his plans for Saturna in Malaysia's Islamic finance marketplace.
i-VCAP Management Launches MyETF MSCI Malaysia Islamic Dividend
The prospectus launch was held today with a tentative listing on Bursa Securities' Main Market scheduled for March 21, 2014. MyETF-MMID is an open-ended fund with an approved fund size of 500 million units. Investors can subscribe to the Fund (subscription period up to March 12, 2014) at RM1.00 per unit with a minimum subscription size of 1,000 units.
Collaborative Arrangement between Bursa Malaysia and Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul)
Bursa Malaysia and the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) recently entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to formalise collaboration to develop cross border activities between both exchanges in capital market development.
World's Leading Capital Market Regulators Meet in Kuala Lumpur
Key capital market regulators from developed and emerging market economies met in Kuala Lumpur for the Board Meeting of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). IOSCO is the leading global standard setter for securities regulation. Over 100 representatives of IOSCO from 30 jurisdictions around the world are in Malaysia during 19-21 February for the IOSCO Board Meeting, to discuss global issues affecting capital markets.
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