Thursday, January 26, 2012

Bursa Malaysia

Chapter 3 

One of the topic to discuss in Chapter 3 is Bursa Malaysia, Securities Commision and Souq Al Sila'. For a start let us look at Bursa Malaysia.... 


Bursa Malaysia is an exchange holding company approved under Section 15 of the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007. It operates a fully-integrated exchange, offering the complete range of exchange-related services including trading, clearing, settlement and depository services. The wholly-owned subsidiaries of Bursa Malaysia own and operate the various businesses, as set out below:- 

SubsidiariesPrincipal Activities
Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd Provide, operate and maintain securities exchange
Bursa Malaysia Derivatives BhdProvide, operate and maintain a futures and options exchange
Labuan International Financial Exchange Inc.Provide, operate and maintain offshore financial exchange
Bursa Malaysia Bonds Sdn BhdProvide, operate and maintain registered electronic facility for secondary bond market
Bursa Malaysia Securities Clearing Sdn BhdProvide, operate and maintain a clearing house for the securities exchange
Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Clearing BhdProvide, operate and maintain a clearing house for the futures and options exchange
Bursa Malaysia Depository Sdn BhdProvide, operate and maintain a central depository
Bursa Malaysia Depository Nominees Sdn BhdAct as a nominee for the central depository and receive securities on deposit for safe-custody or management
Bursa Malaysia Information Sdn BhdProvide and disseminate prices and other information relating to securities quoted on exchanges within the group
Bursa Malaysia Islamic Services Sdn BhdOperate all Islamic Markets businesses and activities initiated under Bursa Malaysia

Bursa Malaysia today is one of the largest bourses in Asia with just under 1,000 listed companies offering a wide range of investment choices to the world. Companies are either listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad Main Market or ACE Market. 

In assisting the development of the Malaysian capital market and enhancing global competitiveness, Bursa Malaysia is committed to maintaining an efficient, secure and active trading market for local and global investors. 


To be the preferred partner in Asia for fund-raising, trading and investment. 


As the preferred partner, Bursa Malaysia offers a fair and orderly market that is easily accessible with diverse and innovative products and services.


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