About

The stock exchange of Malaysia, the Bursa Malaysia Berhad, was born out of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange in 2004, after it became a public company. It is one of the largest exchanges in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. It is headquartered in the country's largest city and capital and its operations are supervised by the Securities Commission. The exchange lists over 900 companies across 18 sectors and has a market cap of RM 1.85 trillion. It also offers bonds, exchange-traded funds, futures and options. Among the listings are well-known and actively traded companies such as Public Bank, CIMB Group Holdings, the Axiata Group, Petronas Chemicals and Tenaga Nasional.

The main stock index is the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI, otherwise known as the FBM KLCI, which is internationally recognised as the benchmark index of the Malaysian Stock Market. It was launched in partnership with FTSE Russell and tracks the performance of the 30 companies with the highest market capitalization. Apart from this index the exchange manages a range of other indexes such as the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Mid 70 Index (containing the next 70 companies) and the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Top 100 Index, containing the sum of the constituents of the two aforementioned indices.

Timelines

DLPNAug 03 · 2021
Dolphin Entertainment Dives into the NFT Ocean
Dolphin Entertainment dives into TradingView’s top Monday gainers, fueled by a recent partnership with FTX to create its own sports and entertainment NFT marketplace. Prices swim up 55% to close at $12.22.
PYPLAug 03 · 2021
Paypal slips on Q2 earnings, but crypto momentum is building
PayPal ends the week on a low note, down over 8% in two days following light second quarter revenue and a drop in profit from last year. The losses continue into Monday, sinking a further 1.65% to close at $270.99.
PINSAug 03 · 2021
Pinterest interest plummets on poor Q2 results
Pinterest ended last week among TradingView’s top losers, down 18% on Friday after reporting a decline in monthly users and sinking a further 3% yesterday to close at $57.12.
SQAug 03 · 2021
Square spends big to expand 'buy now pay later' service
Payment company Square is expanding its loan operations as the “buy now pay later” trend takes off, with a $29 billion acquisition of Australian Afterpay sending its stock soaring over 10% on Monday to close at $272.38.
AMZNAug 02 · 2021
Amazon's Q2 earnings dive
Despite posting its third $100 billion quarter in a row, Amazon sinks nearly 8% on Friday after missing expectations with its second quarter earnings.
FAug 02 · 2021
Ford revs up with Q2 profit
Ford stock lifted 3.82% on Thursday after surprising investors with a quarterly profit as car sales overshadow supply constraints, although it lost most of the gains again on Friday.

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