Facing a potential removal from the FTSE World Government Bond Index (WGBI), half of the sellside individuals (49%) active in the ringgit bond market expect liquidity to decrease while the other half (51%) believes it will remain the same or even increase, according to the latest survey done by Asset Benchmark Research (ABR).
On April 15, FTSE Russell announced it would put Malaysia (which has been included in the WGBI since 2007) on a watch list and is considering downgrading the country from “2” to “1”, which would render it ineligible for inclusion in the WGBI. READ MORE
- Falling Oil Prices Puts a Spotlight on Malaysia’s Debt (Reuters)
- The Emerging Asia Pacific Capital Markets: Malaysia (CFA Institute)
- MSCI Islamic Total Return Index vs. MSCI Emerging Markets Total Return Index (Mobius Blog)
- Are There Greater Opportunities In Asia’s Frontier Markets Than in China? (FT)
- The Malay Dilemma: Is the Malaysia ETF a Safe Emerging Market Investment?
- Small But Mighty: Seizing Untapped Opportunities in Southeast Asia (Nielsen)
- Malaysian Elections: Will The Malaysia ETF Rally or Sink?
- Hibiscus Petroleum (KLSE: HIBISCS): Profitably Enhancing Production from Mature Assets
- Crisis to Crisis: What Asia Learned From the Financial Chaos of 1997 (Bangkok Post)
- Malaysia on Track to Developed Country Status — But Has Far to Go (Nikkei Asian Review)
- Which Countries Are Most Influenced By China? (Oilprice.com)
- Malaysia Post-Regime Change: KLCI Up, BN-Linked Stocks Down (Malaysiakini)
- Malaysia Can Draw Up to $33b in Rare Earth Investment Over Next 10 Years (Straits Times)
- China Faces Pushback on Belt and Road Indebtedness (The Asset)
- Karex Bhd: The World’s Biggest Condom Maker (NST)