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Bursa Malaysia then was listed on the Main Board of the bourse in March 2005 and a year later, it gained its ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System standards certifications. In 2009, Bursa Malaysia announced that they will be incorporating a new board structure to replace the former ones where shares were traded on the Main and Second Board and in the MESDAQ markets respectively. Hence, in August that year, a new structure that consisted of the Main Market and ACE Market where the former is made up of the merger between the Main and Second Boards while the MESDAQ market was replaced with the ACE Market which stands for Access, Certainty and Efficiency. The latter which was originally meant for technology-based and high-growth companies will now be used for companies from all sizes and sectors which are emerging and high-growth potential.

 
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Corporate Exercises – Dates and things you must know

Under many circumstances, many investors are not aware of the consequences of certain corporate exercises which might have an effect on the stocks you hold. It is not merely what corporate exercises that have been carried out b...
 
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Warrants

What are warrants? Investing in shares has always been seen as a relatively high risk method due to the volatility of the market as well as the uncertainty of market forces that one could not foresee. Hence, investors have turn...

 
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Stocks issues and ratios

Bonus Occasionally, a public listed company will issue additional shares which will be done in proportion to their existing shareholding volume for its shareholders. Such an exercise is carried out to increase the shares which ...
 
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Understanding stock trading procedures and fees

Under most circumstances, trading stocks in Bursa Malaysia requires some level of understanding of the procedures and fees before you can begin trading. Whether the prices of stocks that you are trading increase or decrease, th...
 
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How to apply for IPO (Initial Public Offering)

IPO or Initial Public Offering is the first step into bringing a company to public listing where it will be able to inject additional capital and funds for expansion and growth of the company. Under Bursa Malaysia, depending on...

 
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The Central Depository System (CDS)

What is CDS? The CDS or Central Depository System is an account which is needed if you want to transfer ownership and trade shares using electronic means. It is basically the medium that anyone would need for the movement and o...
 
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What are Indices in Bursa Malaysia?

Indices are basically indexes which are used by the stock market where they are calculated based on the several different stocks and players of the specific market. In Malaysia, the stock market index is managed and reported th...

 
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What is the ACE Market?

The ACE Market which stands for ‘Access, Certainty, Efficiency’ is actually the new name for the formerly known MESDAQ (Malaysian Exchange of Securities Dealing and Automated Quotation) market. MESDAQ came into existence in...
 
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What is the Main Market?

The Main Market in Bursa Malaysia is actually a combination of the former Main and Second Board companies. Today, companies which was previously listed under the Main and Second Board of the then Bursa Saham Malaysia are all co...

 
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Listing Requirements on Bursa Malaysia

The gradual growth of any company would eventually to go public or towards the IPO (Initial Public Offering) path where you will be able to inject more funds into the company through the issuing of shares to the public. It is o...