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First week after GE14 – warrants market active

Warrants Commentary (14 May to 18 May)

Warrants trading activity surged when the market reopened on Monday following a 3-day break in conjunction with the 14th General Election (GE14) on Wednesday, followed by the two special public holidays on Thursday and Friday declared by the new government after the Pakatan Harapan coalition won an unexpected but peaceful GE14. The local benchmark index FBM KLCI fell as much as 2.7% Continue reading First week after GE14 – warrants market active

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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