Bitcoin was invented as open source software in 2009 by one or a group of people by the name Satoshi Nakamoto. Bitcoin is a form of cryptocurrency and worldwide payment system. Transactions via peer-to-peer system Continue reading Bitcoin, Killing the Market?
A dividend is a form of distribution via a portion of a company’s earnings, payable to its existing shareholders after given consent by the board of directors. Dividends can be paid by various methods such as cash Continue reading Dividend Yield
Warrants Commentary (5 Mar to 9 Mar)
Spotlight on Press Metal warrants
Warrant market activities quieted down last week with the overall warrants turnover down 18.0% to RM360.3M from RM439.1M a week ago. Hang Seng Index (HSI) warrants continued to lead the warrants space as traders were actively taking positions due to large swings in the HSI futures. Warrants over Press Metal Aluminium Holdings Berhad (Press Metal) were also Continue reading Spotlight on Press Metal warrants
In the recent World Capital Markets Symposium, hosted by the Securities Commission Malaysia, several announcements were made by the Prime Minister, YAB Najib Razak for the betterment of the Malaysian market. There were several announcements made, but today we are highlighting three important points that we believe would benefit both the market and investors.
First off, effective 1st of March 2018 for a period of three years, traders and investors trading on mid-small (MIDS) cap companies will be exempted from stamp duty payment Continue reading Time to Trade: of Exemptions and Short Selling
From today on, we will be bringing you weekly warrant commentaries! courtesy of our friends over at Macquarie Warrants!
Warrants Commentary (19 Feb to 23 Feb)
Warrants over Hibiscus in the limelight
Last week, the warrants market was active as investors returned from the Chinese New Year holiday. The overall warrants turnover jumped 124% to RM543.1M from RM242.0M in the previous week. Warrants over Malaysian counters stole the show last week, surpassing the Hang Seng Index (HSI) warrants which have been dominating the warrants space for the past few weeks. Continue reading Warrants over Hibiscus in the limelight
Fundamental analysis is the determination of the security’s value/intrinsic value/fair value. Fundamental investors select/pick stocks through two major types of fundamental analysis; Continue reading Selecting Stocks with Fundamental Analysis
The Malaysian stock market is expected to remain on a purple patch leading up the upcoming 14th General Election, which may be held by end of 1Q2018 or in early 2Q2018. As it is, the key index has climbed above the 1,800 points level amid the expectations of a Continue reading 1Q2018 Market Outlook – All Eyes on Election
Last week we talked about Bonus Issues & Stock Splits, this time we’re looking at something different. Sometimes it is essential to understand corporate actions, as they do indeed shape how traders or investors react Continue reading Corporate Actions: Mergers & Acquisition
The Various Types Of Corporate Actions
Corporate actions are proposed and initiated by a company’s board of directors and authorised by the shareholders. Some corporate actions might have a direct/indirect impact on the shareholder’s wealth. Some corporate actions may require shareholders’ approval at the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) as well. Continue reading Corporate Actions: of Bonuses & Splits
A trading strategy involves establishing a set of criteria for trade entry/exit. It usually involves stock filters, triggers, time frames Continue reading Strategizing your trading plan
In life sometimes it’s good to take risk, but we have to always be prepared for the consequences. This idea applies to the market as well, whenever we select a stock there are underlying risks, the only difference is the size of the risk. However, these risks can be compensated by rewards Continue reading Risk & Reward Ratio
A candlestick chart is also known as the Japanese Candlestick chart. It is used to deliver 4 important information which is opening price, highest price, lowest price and the closing price. It is flexible and can be customised into minutes, hourly chart, daily chart, weekly chart or monthly base on traders preference. Continue reading Doji: A dodgy candlestick