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  • Pelaburan MARA unit declares income distribution for Dana Bestari
    on Sep 30, 2014 in MARA
    TheStar Press: KUALA LUMPUR: Pelaburan MARA Bhd’s PMB Investment Bhd has declared an income distribution of three sen per unit for the PMB Dana Bestari.It said on Tuesday the distribution was for Dana Bestari’s financial year ended Sept 30, 2014.
  • Public Mutual declares distributions for three funds
    on Sep 30, 2014 in Public Mutual
    TheStar: KUALA LUMPUR: Public Bank’s unit Public Mutual has declared distributions for three of its funds, ranging from one sen to three sen, for the financial year ended Sept 30, 2014.Public Mutual said on Tuesday that for the Public Singapore Equ...
  • Stocks to maintain edge over bonds
    on Sep 15, 2014 in International News
    NSTPress: THE recent wobbly stretch in both stocks and bonds may persist for the short term if the United States Federal Reserve (Fed) this week lives up to expectations and signals the days of near-zero interest rates are numbered, but it is unlikel...
  • Riding on real estate investment trusts
    on Sep 10, 2014 in REITs
    NSTPress: REAL Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is the best ally when it comes to a balance of risk-return for long-term value investing.The fact is, predictability is what REIT stocks offer.While the dividend per share (DPS) of many dividend-paying co...
  • Axis REIT set to breach RM2b mark
    on Sep 10, 2014 in AxisReit
    NSTPress: AXIS Real Estate Investment Trust Managers Bhd (Axis REIT), which has 30 properties in its trust worth about RM1.52 billion, expects to surpass the RM2 billion mark with the acquisition of five new properties for RM472 million this year.Axi...
  • SC organises investment awareness and literacy campaign
    on Sep 10, 2014 in Investment SC
    TheStar: PETALING JAYA: The Securities Commission (SC) is organising InvestSmart, a comprehensive investment awareness and literacy campaign.“InvestSmart Fest is the first retail investor event of its kind organised by the SC, with 37 other key cap...
  • Minimum returns for investment-linked products?
    on Sep 8, 2014 in Investment Link Life Insurance
    TheStar: A dire concern in the life insurance industry relating to investment-linked policies (ILP) – a minimum guaranteed sum as returns for such policies – is being sorted out.A source from the National Association of Malaysian Life Insurance F...
  • Public Mutual declares RM437m in distributions
    on Aug 28, 2014 in Public Mutual
    TheStarKUALA LUMPUR: Public Mutual has declared gross distributions totalling RM437mil for 10 of its funds for the financial period ending July 31, 2014.Public Mutual, which is a unit of Public Bank, said on Thursday the gross distribution per unit f...
  • TA’s unit to buy Trump Hotel for RM294 million
    on Aug 28, 2014 in TA Investment Trump Hotel
    NST PressKUALA LUMPUR: TA Global Bhd's unit, Maxfine International Ltd, is proposing to acquire the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Canada for RM293.71 million, cash.In a filing to Bursa Malaysia, the company said the purchase consideration wo...
  • ING Funds doing well, one of the 23 giving 30% returns
    on Dec 4, 2009 in ING
    TheStarKUALA LUMPUR: ING Funds Bhd says most of its 23 funds performed well this year, with one paying out as much as 30 per cent returns a year despite the sluggish economic climate.The funds under management now are worth RM3.4 billion, higher than...
  • Asset managers: Further upheavals expected within next decade
    on Aug 26, 2009 in Economy International News General
    TheEdgeKUALA LUMPUR: The worst of the current economic crisis may be over in 2010 but asset managers have not ruled out further upheavals within the next decade.According to a survey on 225 asset managers in 30 countries carried out by Principal Glob...
  • Singapore's UOB Asset, India's UTI in funds tie-up
    on Aug 26, 2009 in International News
    BusinessTimesSINGAPORE: Singapore's United Overseas Bank (UOB) said yesterday its fund management arm has formed an alliance with a unit of India's UTI Asset Management to jointly launch and distribute mutual funds."The first initiative of the allian...
  • Fund managers cut exposure on China
    on Aug 24, 2009 in Economy General
    TheEdgeKUALA LUMPUR: Fund managers have recently shifted their investment focus to Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) away from Asia, especially China, according to one Bank of America Merill Lynch (BOA-ML) survey.It said based on its August s...
  • 3.56 sen payout for Pru fund unit holders
    on Aug 24, 2009 in Prudential
    BusinessTimesPRUDENTIAL Fund Management Bhd (PFMB) has declared an income distribution of 3.56 sen per unit to unit holders of Prudential Balanced Fund. The distribution is equivalent to 5 per cent on Net Asset Value of the Fund as at 31 July 2009.Al...
  • AmFirst REIT posts moderate Q1 growth
    on Aug 24, 2009 in AmInvestment
    BusinessTimesAm ARA REIT Managers Sdn Bhd, the Manager of AmFIRST Real Estate Investment Trust (AmFIRST), has posted revenue of RM23.65 million for the first quarter ended 30 June 2009, a 5 per cent increase from RM22.52 million registered in the pre...
  • Islamic funds’ asset growth likely to slow
    on Mar 19, 2009 in Economy General
    TheStarBut long-term recovery is certain, says KFHKUALA LUMPUR: The rate of asset growth of funds in Islamic financial institutions this year is expected to be slower than in 2008, says Kuwait Finance House (M) Bhd managing director Datuk K. Salman Y...
  • EPF returns on the slide
    on Mar 19, 2009 in Economy KWSP
    TheStarDifficult to sustain payouts above 5% in coming yearsPETALING JAYA: Employees Provident Fund (EPF) contributors may have to be contented with lower returns in the coming years as the country’s biggest pension fund struggles to boost income a...
  • OSK, Singapore iFast launch All-Equity Fund Index
    on Mar 18, 2009 in OSK-UOB
    TheEdgeKUALA LUMPUR: iFAST Capital Sdn Bhd, a joint venture between OSK Investment Bank Bhd and Singapore's iFAST Corporation Pte Ltd, launched the Fundsupermart.com All-Equity Fund Index (FEFI) yesterday.It is the first index in Malaysia that tracks...
  • New HwangDBS IM fund hopes to capitalise on anticipated equities upturn
    on Mar 18, 2009 in Hwang DBS
    TheStarKUALA LUMPUR: HwangDBS Investment Management Bhd (HwangDBS IM) sees recovery in US equities in the coming months and aims to capitalise on it now by launching a fund that tracks the Standard and Poor’s 500.The S&P 500 Index was expected...
  • ASM declares income distribution of 6.25 sen per unit
    on Mar 18, 2009 in ASM
    TheStarKUALA LUMPUR: Amanah Saham Malaysia (ASM) has announced an income distribution of 6.25 sen per unit for the financial year ending March 31, the lowest since the fund’s inception in 2000.Last year, ASM paid 7.8 sen per unit in income distribu...