WealthTech

Malaysia Eyes Leading Startup Hub Status with New VC/PE Guide

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has published the first edition of the ‘Practical Guide on Venture Capital and Private Equity in Malaysia’. This guide aims to equip prospective venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) fund managers, service providers, and

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Affin Bank Becomes First Malaysian Bank to Offer Crypto ETF Fund

Cross Light Capital, a local fund management company, and Affin Bank have launched an actively managed fund dedicated to digital assets, as reported by The Edge Malaysia. The newly launched Performa Digital Asset Fund aims to offer exposure to digital

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Bursa Malaysia Launches API Gateway for Faster Onboarding, Real-Time Trading

Bursa Malaysia Berhad has launched a new API Gateway to streamline the Central Depository System (CDS) account management process for participating organisations or brokers. This initiative aims to enhance the efficiency of account activation and real-time trading for retail investors.

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Webull Has Officially Launched Its Global Trading App in Malaysia

Webull Malaysia has officially launched its global trading platform in Malaysia, allowing investors to trade Bursa Securities and Bursa Derivatives, as well as US-listed stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), through its app. The company shared that it had secured a

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TNG eWallet Offers Fully Digital Onboarding for New Amanah Saham Investors

TNG Digital, the operator of TNG eWallet, has launched a fully digital process for first-time investors to access Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (ASNB) investments. According to a statement from the company, this makes it the first e-wallet in Malaysia to

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Inside Maybank’s Goal-Based Investment Strategy

In Malaysia, there’s a proverb that goes, “Sedikit-sedikit, lama-lama jadi bukit.” It translates to “Little by little, in time, it becomes a hill.” This phrase aptly captures the essence of investing and financial planning. For many Malaysians, however, this term

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New Maybank Platform Enables Malaysians to Start Investing With RM200

Maybank Malaysia has launched a new digital investment platform called Goal-Based Investment, designed to cater to beginners and first-time investors. This offering, accessible via the MAE App and Maybank2u Web, allows users to start investing from RM200. New customers can

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Kapital DX Debuts RM150 Million Tokenised Shariah-Compliant Offering

Kapital DX Sdn Bhd (KLDX), a multi-asset fundraising and investment platform, has introduced its inaugural product offering – a RM150 million tokenised primary offering of a shariah-compliant fixed income product, in collaboration with Integra Healthcare Technology Sdn Bhd (Integra). Named

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SC Malaysia’s 2023 Annual Report: 5 Key Fintech Developments You Need to Know

The Securities Commission (SC) of Malaysia today unveiled its annual report for 2023, offering an in-depth analysis of the capital market’s performance and strategic initiatives over the past year. The report provides a thorough review of advancements in alterative fundraising,

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Airo Debuts Shariah-Compliant Investment Portfolios for Malaysian Investors

Malaysian digital investment platform Airo has introduced a range of new Shariah-compliant investment opportunities to local investors. The portfolios introduced by Airo are managed using a proprietary strategy similar to the one employed in its conventional investment options, focusing on

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