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Sapura Energy and HSI warrants top the charts

Warrants Commentary (16 Apr to 20 Apr)

Warrants trading activity in Malaysia continued to improve each week on the back of increased market volatility due to the upcoming 14th general election, along with foreign factors such as recent trade and geopolitical tensions. The local benchmark index FBM KLCI rallied 0.8% to hit its all-time high at 1,895.2 points last Thursday, and thereafter fell slightly to 1,887.8 points on Friday. The index has surged more than 16% year-to-date. Continue reading Sapura Energy and HSI warrants top the charts

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Warrants over HSI and Sapura Energy draw investors’ interest

Warrants Commentary (26 Mar to 30 Mar)

The Hang Seng Index (HSI) had a good start to the week after suffering a 3.8% loss in the previous week. On Monday and Tuesday, the HSI surged 1.6% in total as markets generally recovered from concerns about trade friction between the U.S. and China. However, on Wednesday, it tumbled 2.5% Continue reading Warrants over HSI and Sapura Energy draw investors’ interest

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HSI warrants active in the face of volatile markets

Warrants Commentary (19 Mar to 23 Mar)

The markets were volatile last week from concerns of the trade war between the U.S. and China, resulting in a whopping 1.63B units of warrants traded, valued at RM302.2M. As the Hang Seng Index (HSI) futures fell 4.1% Continue reading HSI warrants active in the face of volatile markets

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Spotlight on Press Metal warrants

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

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Time to Trade: of Exemptions and Short Selling

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

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Warrants over Hibiscus in the limelight

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