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The Annual Report 2010 of the Securities Commission of Malaysia (SC), which was published in March 2011, indicated that Malaysia's capital market has reached RM2 trillion at the end of last year, with RM1074.1 billion coming from the Islamic capital market and RM1186.7 billion from the conventional capital market.

It has been forecasted that this current capital market size is expected to double to become RM4.5 trillion by the year 2020, as was stated by Prime Minister, Datuk Seri...

Last Modified : Thu, 12/05/2011

In the words of our Prime Minister, Dato' Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, the banking and finance sector is "an integral component of the economy" .

More specifically, this sector has played a significant role over the years in terms of contributing towards Malaysia's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which is the market value of goods and services produced within the country over the span of a year. For example, it was responsible for 9.2% of growth in GDP in the year...
Last Modified : Thu, 27/01/2011

There are basically four main groups of entities involved in the exchange of money on a daily basis: households, financial institutions, businesses and the Government. These entities play more than one role in the economy. For example, as a consumer, a florist falls into the household category. However, a florist is also a business.


Households are individuals. They are consumers of goods and services sold by businesses. Many of them are at the same time,...
Last Modified : Thu, 03/09/2009

Put simply, a 'bull market' happens when investors feel good about putting their money in the stock market, expecting capital gains when they sell the shares at a higher price from the original amount. When many people do this during a certain period, it is known as a bull market. Read on to find out more.


The Malaysian stock market, now called the Bursa Malaysia, has been experiencing the bull market trend for the past 12 months (as at July 2007). What...
Last Modified : Wed, 02/09/2009

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, the capital markets might be just the place for you. There are interesting jobs on offer for those who enjoy the excitement of watching huge sums of money transact every day.

Careers in the capital market are found mainly in the broking houses, asset management companies, unit trust management companies, investment banks, rating agencies, and in financial regulatory bodies such as Bank Negara and the Securities Commission...
Last Modified : Wed, 02/09/2009

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