Malaysia has a diversified economy and is a leading exporter of electrical appliances, electronic parts and components, palm oil, and natural gas. Malaysia has matured from an emerging market into an advanced emerging market, creating niche areas of expertise and providing stable long-term growth. With Malaysia’s chairmanship of ASEAN and the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015, economic integration amongst ASEAN members will be a key focus with a target for a single market and production base, which will provide ample growth opportunities for investors in Malaysia within and beyond the ASEAN community.
Malaysia enjoys an enviable market leading position in the global capital market with its spectrum of unique offerings. In the fixed income market, Malaysia has the largest bond market in ASEAN and is amongst the top three countries with the highest bonds outstanding in Asia. Home to the highest number of public listed companies (PLCs) in ASEAN, Malaysia also hosts the largest unit trust industry and continues to lead the market in the global Sukuk market.
A key measure of the capital market is the extent to which it facilitates capital formation as well as income growth through the ability of individuals to benefit from opportunities in the capital market, be it directly or indirectly. The Malaysian capital market has evolved significantly over the years, building expertise in the asset management segment and reinforcing its lead in the fixed income segment through its niche position as a leader in Islamic capital market products. It is now steadfastly being recognised as an international marketplace for both investors and issuers.
Malaysian Equity Market known for its stability and resilient. One of the most attractive features of the Malaysian equity market is that is has been providing sustainable returns with an average dividend yield of 3.1%. In addition, the equity market in Malaysia has been resilient to the fluctuations of global movements and sentiments and is able to provide a level of confidence to investors.
With the team of professionals and highly experienced experts in the financial market, KAPB believes that this sectors guaranteed a profitable returns to the investors.