Investing in Malaysia ADRs / Malaysia Stocks List
Although there are four Malaysia ADRs trading on the NASDAQ, three are shell companies with the fourth, GreenPro Capital Group (NASDAQ: GRNQ), being a “new finance” company operating in areas such as corporate advisory, wealth management, incubation and fin-tech. In addition, there are a number of important Malaysia stocks with ADRs on the OTC market. However, many of these Malaysian ADRs are big diversified conglomerates that are controlled by local Chinese taipans, or they are government controlled and/or they have close ties to the political parties and elites who control Malaysia’s government. Finally, there are no Malaysia closed-end funds.
Investors interested in investing in Malaysia should also check out our Malaysia ETF list, Southeast Asia ETF list (region wide), Asia Pacific ETF list and Southeast Asia closed-end fund list pages.
For a better understanding about investing in Malaysia and Malaysian ADRs along with any risks involved, check out our following articles posted on Seeking Alpha: The Malay Dilemma: Is Malaysia A Safe Emerging Market Investment? and Malaysian Elections: Will The Malaysia ETF Sink Or Rally?
Note: Stocks delisted from the OTC (whether due to mergers, acquisitions or for other reasons) have been left in the table (as their websites still provide a good feel for the company and the local market) and may still trade on local or important European (e.g. London) or regional (e.g. Singapore or Hong Kong) stock exchanges. They may also be holdings of country or region specific ETFs or Indices.
List of Malaysian ADRs Trading on Major US Stock Exchanges & the Over-the-Counter (OTC) Exchange
|1||Boustead Holdings Bhd||BSTHY||OTCPink||Diversified|
|2||DFCITY Group Berhad||HHKSY||OTCQB||Diversified|
|3||DUET Acquisition Corp||DUET||NASDAQ||Shell Companies|
|4||Energem Corp||ENCP||NASDAQ||Shell Companies|
|7||Genting Malaysia Bhd||GMALY||OTCPink||Hospitality|
|8||Greenpro Capital Corp.||GRNQ||NASDAQ||Financial Services|
|9||Hartalega Holdings Bhd||HRGHY||Delisted||Health Care|
|10||Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd||KLKSY||Delisted||Diversified|
|11||Lion Industries Corporation Bhd||LICUY||Delisted||Diversified|
|12||Malayan Banking Bhd||MLYBY||OTCPink||Financial Services|
|13||Malayan United Industries Bhd||MYLUY||OTCPink||Diversified|
|14||Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd||MYPRY||Delisted||Infrastructure|
|15||MBf Holdings Bhd||MBFBY||Delisted||Diversified|
|16||PHP Ventures Acquisition Corp||PPHP||NASDAQ||Shell Companies|
|17||Selangor Properties Bhd||SGPBY||OTCDark||Real Estate|
|18||Sime Darby Bhd||SMEBF||OTCPink||Diversified|
|19||Supermax Corporation Bhd||SPMXY||Delisted||Manufacturing|
|20||Tenaga Nasional Bhd||TNABY||OTCPink||Utilities|
|21||Top Glove Corporation Bhd||TGLVY||OTCPink||Manufacturing|
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The Bursa Malaysia
Previously known as Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange, the Bursa Malaysia has origins dating back to 1930 with Bursa Malaysia itself being a listed holding company. And while the Bursa Malaysia might be considered a fairly minor country or regional stock exchange, its actually been the world’s biggest palm oil futures trading hub since 1980.
Malaysia Stocks and Investing Resources
Here are some useful English news resources for investing in Malaysia ADRs or stocks or about Malaysia in general:
- Business Today
- Daily Express
- Free Malaysia Today
- i3Investor (Malaysia)
- New Straits Times
- Malaysian Business
- Bernama (National News Agency of Malaysia)
- The Borneo Post
- The Business Times
- The Edge Markets
- The Star Online
- The Sun Daily
For additional resources for investing in Malaysian ADRs or stocks, check out all of our Malaysia tagged articles/links.
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