Bursa Malaysia

Malaysian regulators pledge speedier IPO approvals for Main, ACE markets

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and Bursa Malaysia Berhad have jointly committed to an expedited three-month approval period for initial public offerings (IPO) on both the Main Market and the ACE Market. The commitment is applicable to new IPO applications received from March 1, 2024.

Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore stock exchanges team up to develop ASEAN Interconnected Sustainability Ecosystem

Stock exchanges in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore said Thursday they have teamed up to develop an ASEAN Interconnected ASEAN Interconnected Sustainability Ecosystem (ASEAN-ISE), to advance Asean’s sustainable development through the implementation of common environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics in their respective data…

Malaysian stock exchange partners SSM to launch platform to facilitate SMEs fundraising

Bursa Malaysia Berhad has on Thursday launched the SME X Platform in collaboration with the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM), to further support corporate fundraising and business investment opportunities.

Bursa Malaysia partners RAM Holdings to launch new debt fundraising platform

Bursa Malaysia Berhad and RAM Holdings Berhad, have through a joint venture entity, Bursa Malaysia RAM Capital Sdn Bhd (formerly known as BM RAM Capital Sdn Bhd), on Friday launched a debt fundraising platform. The platform is an alternative fund-raising avenue strategically designed to facilitate listed and unlisted small to mid-sized companies with…

Malaysian Stock Exchange to launch platform for mandatory ESG reporting

Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (Bursa Malaysia) is set to unveil the Bursa Malaysia ESG Reporting Platform on Monday. This platform will act as a repository for disclosures conforming to the prescribed format mandated under Bursa Malaysia’s enhanced sustainability reporting requirements within the main market listing requirements and ACE market listing…

Malaysian Stock Exchange, United Nations Global Compact collaborate to advance capability, capacity building on sustainability in the marketplace

Bursa Malaysia Berhad and UN Global Compact Network Malaysia & Brunei (UNGCMYB), an official local network of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), have announced a collaboration to jointly explore the development of sustainability-focused capability and capacity building programs that are specifically designed for the Malaysian marketplace.

Malaysian stock exchange develops platform for firms to assess their carbon emissions impact

Malaysian stock exchange is developing the Centralized Sustainability Intelligence (CSI) Platform, to be used by both public listed companies (PLCs) and non-listed small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to assess their carbon emissions impact. The platform also allows firm to disclose standardized environmental, social and governance (ESG) data in compliance…

Malaysian stock exchange, TNG Digital, Affin Hwang team up to broaden share trading services in Malaysia

Malaysian bourse Bursa Malaysia Berhad (Bursa Malaysia), payment firm TNG Digital Sdn Bhd (TNGD) and investment firm Affin Hwang Investment Bank Berhad (AHIBB), have teamed up to broaden share trading services in Malaysia via a digital wallet. The trio have signed a memorandum of collaboration (MoC) to enable investors to easily participate in the stock…

Malaysian bourse commences carbon credits trading

Malaysian bourse Bursa Malaysia Berhad announced on Tuesday that its subsidiary Bursa Carbon Exchange (BCX) had commenced trading and facilitation of off-market transactions of carbon credits. By the close of its second day of trading, ten companies from various industries transacted a total of 16,500 Verra-registered carbon credits.

Malaysian bourse inks MOU with Thai, Indonesian bourses to set up Asean ESG ecosystem

The Malaysian bourse has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) and the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) to set up an ASEAN environmental, social and governance (ESG) ecosystem.