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2020 Investment Outlook For Different Personas

By Jon Chivers, Head of Wealth, Retail Banking and Wealth Management HSBC Malaysia 2019 saw dramatic surges in both equities and bonds. Total returns on...

EY TaxChat™ The First Direct-To-Consumer Tax Service Enters Global Market

EY TaxChat™, an on-demand mobile tax preparation service by a licensed EY professional who will prepare and file tax returns on the taxpayer’s behalf....

HSBC Malaysia Plays Host In Fostering Closer Ties Between Two Neighbouring Countries

Recently, HSBC Malaysia hosted the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) to foster closer economic ties between Malaysia and Singapore.  The event in collaboration with...

Malaysia’s Trade Surplus Continues To Grow

In 2019, Malaysia’s trade surplus continued to register double-digit growth for 3 consecutive years, widening by 11% to RM137.39 billion compared to RM123.78 billion...

Weak Growth Prospect For East And South Asia

Given persistently high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, the growth outlook of East and South Asia has weakened, according to the United Nations World...

Is RM4 Million Enough For Retirement

According to Standard Chartered’s new Wealth Expectancy Report 2019, people’s aspirations outstrip their ‘wealth expectancy’, or their total net wealth at age 60. This...

Alliance Bank Ends 2019 On A High Note

Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad clinched seven top accolades throughout 2019 for its innovative products and solutions to improve the lives of its stakeholders. One of...

P2P Financing To Reach RM1bil In 2020

2019 was a strong year for Malaysia’s peer-to-peer (P2P) financing industry as total financing increased to RM521 million cumulatively and is expected to continue...

Sources Of Finance For SMEs

In reality, there are quite a few potential sources of finance for SMEs. However, many of them have practical problems that may limit their usefulness....

Budget For Your Inc?

By Kevin K.M Neoh In the blink of an eye, 2020 will be here, a year many Malaysians have been waiting for. Visions are set yearly...

Strengthening Financial Services Conduct

BY JOHN MONGELARD The culture within the financial services industry has been under scrutiny since the 2008 global financial crisis. The successes of the financial...

Roadmap For Sustainable, Responsible Investment

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has yesterday released the Sustainable and Responsible Investment Roadmap for the Malaysian Capital Market (SRI Roadmap) which aims to...

SEA Companies To Reap Benefits Of EU-Singapore FTA

The European Union, Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA), will bring commercial benefits for Southeast Asian manufacturing suppliers, a HSBC executive  as advised. The EUSFTA will...

Mapping Learning In Financial Services Industry

The Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA), an international independent quality assurance and accreditation body for the Financial Services Industry (FSI),  launched its Finance Professional Qualifications...

P2P Investment: Tool To Mitigate Losses

The prolonged United States-China trade war continues to weigh on investors’ sentiment, adding more risks to the global as well as local economic growth....

Local Firms Upbeat On Growth Outlook

Malaysian businesses are optimistic about the growth outlook for their business, despite recent geopolitical developments reshaping global supply chains. Not only that, their optimism...

Narrowing Funding Gaps For Malaysian SMEs And Investors

Fundnel, a regional private investment platform, partners with CapitalBay, a multi-bank supply chain finance financing platform, to augment the financing ecosystem in Malaysia with...

Malaysia’s Best Cash Management Bank

HSBC has been voted as the Best Domestic Cash Manager in Malaysia for 2019 by Euromoney. It is the third consecutive year HSBC has...

Malaysia’s First Islamic Digital Investment Platform

Wahed Invest launches Malaysia's first Islamic digital investment platform which allows investors access to a Shariah compliant portfolio, that is transparent, impartial and aims...

Standard Chartered Malaysia Appoints Head Of Financial Institutions

Standard Chartered Malaysia appoints Wong Hooi Ching, a banker with 18 years experience in the industry as its Head of Financial Institutions. Hooi Ching will...