Topic: Securities Commission
SIDC appoints Tengku Zarina as CEO
PETALING JAYA: The Securities Industry Development Corp (SIDC), the learning and development arm of the Securities Commission (SC), has appointed Tengku Zarina...
SIDC appoints Tengku Zarina as CEO
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 5): The Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC) has appointed Tengku Zarina Tengku Chik as its chief executive officer with effect from Sept 1, 2019.
AZRB unit issues sukuk of RM535mil
KUALA LUMPUR: Ahmad zaki Resources Bh’s (AZRB) unit has lodged its Islamic medium term notes facility of up to RM535mil with the Securities Commission.KUALA...
Nik Mohd Hasyudeen is new CEO of Tabung Haji
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): Nik Mohd Hasyudeen Yusoff has been appointed the new group managing director and chief executive officer of the Pilgrims Fund Board (Tabung Haji) effective Sept 1.
Nik Mohd Hasyudeen is new Tabung Haji CEO
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — Nik Mohd Hasyudeen Yusoff has been appointed the new group managing director and chief executive officer of the Pilgrims Fund Board (TH) effective September 1.
Utusan to be delisted on Aug 30
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — Trading in the securities of Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd will be suspended with effect from August 28 and its shares will be de-listed on August 30.
Workers still fear reporting misconduct of bosses
PUTRAJAYA: The awareness level on the Whistleblower Protection Act 2010 is still not satisfactory as people in the workforce are still fearful about reporting misconduct of their bosses, said Minister...
Govt to limit loan guarantees following 1MDB affair
KUALA LUMPUR: The government is considering capping the amount of loans it guarantees and basing it on the gross domestic product (GDP). Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad also said today the governme...
SC to implement action plan on anti-corruption measures
KUALA LUMPUR: The Securities Commission will be implementing an action plan to support the National Anti-Corruption Plan (2019-2023) and improve Malaysia's ranking in the Corporate Governance Watch survey by the Asian Corporate Governance Association.
Residential property needs ‘realistic’ evaluation
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian residential market needs to be evaluated with a more realistic approach to curb the rising overhang that’s being caused by the current demand-supply mismatch in the market.
Bahrain interested in Proton's X70: Redzuan
Bahrain has expressed an interest in importing Proton's latest model, the X70. Entrepreneur Development Minister Mohd Redzuan Yusof said he found during his recent working visit to Bahrain, that the c...
Bahrain interested in Proton’s X70: Redzuan
Bahrain has expressed an interest in importing Proton’s latest model, the X70. – Bernama file photo
KUALA LUMPUR: Bahrain has expressed an interest in importing Proton’s latest model, the X70.
Lower-rated bond issuers need boost
KUALA LUMPUR: Market makers must be created to spur greater liquidity in the Malaysian bond market, particularly for lower-rated issuers, a bond conference heard yesterday.
Areca and HK asset company in tie-up
PETALING JAYA: BOCHK Asset Management Ltd (BOCHKAM) and Areca Capital Sdn Bhd have entered into a collaborative arrangement where Areca has selected BOCHKAM’s BOCHK All Weather China High Yield Bond Fund as one of its targeted investments for the Areca Flexi fixedINCOME Fund (AFFIF).
Umno unloading more shares: Annuar
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno is in the process of selling off more of its holdings in several companies, said its secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa.
UMNO unloading more shares — Annuar
KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): Umno is in the process of selling off more of its holdings in several companies, said its secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa.
KIP REIT sets up RM2b mid-term note programme
KUALA LUMPUR (June 28): KIP Real Estate Investment Trust's wholly-owned special purpose vehicle — KIP REIT Capital Sdn Bhd — is setting up a medium-term notes programme of RM2 billion in nominal v...
KIP REIT sets up RM2b mid-term note programme
KUALA LUMPUR (June 27): KIP Real Estate Investment Trust's wholly-owned special purpose vehicle — KIP REIT Capital Sdn Bhd — has set up a medium-term notes programme of RM2 billion in nominal valu...
Scaling down regulations
A STATEMENT from the two capital market regulators – the Securities Commission (SC) and Bursa Malaysia – has taken the market by surprise.
Genting chairman takes voluntary pay cut
PETALING JAYA: As the group copes with a hike in gaming taxes, Genting Malaysia Bhd chairman and chief executive Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay has taken a 20% voluntary pay cut.
Apex clears hurdle for merger with Mercury
KAJANG: The battle in Apex Equity Holdings Bhd has taken a major turn with shareholders voting in favour of the merger with Mercury Securities Sdn Bhd in a slim majority of 54.8%.
Time to put integrity to the fore
THE Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance (MCCG) 2017 published by the Securities Commission continues to be an excellent publication and should be essential reading on good governance for corporate ...
Who gets to vote in Apex AGM?ON June 19, an interesting milestone in the saga involving Apex Equity Holdings Bhd will take place. That is the day that Apex Equity shareholders are meant to vote on whether their company should merge with Mercury Securities Sdn Bhd.
The murky oil business of tyre burning
PASIR GUDANG: When investigators scoured a riverbed in Johor for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalised over 1,000 people earlier this year, they found a cocktail of toxins, including a co...
MAA: No restriction on offer price revision
PETALING JAYA: MAA Group Bhd has clarified that existing rules do not impose any restriction on the potential revisions to the offer price under a proposed selective capital repayment (SCR) exercise by its major shareholders to take the company private.
KUB, Sunway, MAA Group, Barakah Offshore, IOI Corp, UMW Holdings, DNeX, Multi...
KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus for Thursday (May 23) may include: KUB Malaysia Bhd, Sunway Bhd, MAA Group Bhd, Barakah Offshore Petroleum ...
MAA says offer price can still be revised
KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): In response to recent news reports, MAA Group Bhd said the offer price made by Melewar Industrial Group Bhd to privatise MAA is not set in stone.
MAA Group board could propose revised offer price
KUALA LUMPUR: MAA Group Bhd has issued a clarification that the rules under the Takeover Code issued by the Securities Commission does not impose any restriction on revisions to the offer price under the proposed selective capital repayment (SCR).
How independent are independent directors?
IT was reported early this week that the government intends to establish a taskforce to coordinate efforts to make Malaysia an excellent nation under Corporate Governance Watch (CGW). The taskforce to be set up will be spearheaded by former Bank Nagara governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz and the committee will study the report by CGW.
Why PCF is considered a sham
IT is baffling how the pursuit of gains has rendered a floor, a couple of walls and a roof an investment instrument, with no consideration for societal norms for the need to own a house as a fundamental human right to shelter.
Govt to ensure no opportunity for 'another 1MDB'
KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): The government will ensure there is no opportunity for “another 1MDB” to rear its ugly head in the country, whether by the current leadership or any future leadership, that...
SC launches corporate governance monitor
KUALA LUMPUR: The Securities Commission launched its inaugural corporate governance monitor to highlight the positive levels of adoption of most of the practices recommended in the Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance (MCCG).
Improving access to capital for SMEs
KNIGHT Capital, a private non-banking licensed financial institution, has tied up with peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platform operator Peoplender Sdn Bhd to improve capital access for its clients.
Two ex-directors of Kosmo fined and jailed
PETALING JAYA: The Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court has convicted two former directors and an accounts manager of Kosmo Technology Industrial Bhd for furnishing false statements to Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd.