Bond-ing time for Bursa Malaysia

By offering bond investment and trading platform, Bursa Malaysia will join hands with other bourses that offer similar products to all investors. — AFP

AT the end of December 2023, the Malaysian capital market had a total market value of RM3.81 trillion, more than double the nation’s expected nominal gross domestic product of RM1.85 trillion.

According to statistics from Bursa Malaysia, the total market capitalisation of all listed equities stood at RM1.8 trillion, while the Malaysian bond market surpassed the RM2 trillion mark, with total issuance outstanding at RM2.02 trillion as at the end of last year, based on total outstanding values of all fixed-income securities.

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