Concern over 2019 EPF dividend


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  • Saturday, 07 Sep 2019

The returns generated by the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is something most Malaysians will watch out for. At a steady return at around 6% a year, a rate that has been seen in recent years, the performance of the largest pension fund in Malaysia has turned over time around the minds of detractors

PETALING JAYA: The Employees Provident Fund’s (EPF) total investment income declined for the second consecutive quarter in 2019, raising concerns on the potential dividend return for depositors this year.

In the second quarter ended June 30, EPF’s total investment income dipped by RM70mil, or 0.56%, year-on-year (y-o-y) to RM12.32bil, dragged down by the weak Malaysian stock exchange performance.

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