PETALING JAYA: Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (ASNB) requires all unit holders to update their personal details beginning Nov 11.
The unit trust management company by said that it requests all unit holders to visit any ASNB branch or its agent to update their personal details before doing any over-the-counter transactions.
"Unit holders who already have a myASNB portal account will also be prompted to update their personal details upon logging into the portal," said the Permodalan Nasional Berhad-owned company in a statement on Friday (Nov 22).
This requirement is aimed at ensuring that ASNB has a complete and up-to-date database of its unit holders, and is in line with the industry regulatory requirements to ensure that personal details are kept up-to-date to protect personal information and transaction information.
ASNB unit holders will be asked to update 17 personal details, including their phone number, address, occupation and monthly income.
ASNB chief executive officer and executive director Mohammad Hussin said that the updated database of unit holders will enable ASNB to provide better and value-added services to unit holders.
“Unit holders who have updated their personal details will also be able to utilise the free-of-charge online facilities that we offer through the myASNB portal (www.myasnb.com.my).
"These includes making additional investments, setting up automatic monthly investments via Auto Labur and viewing recent transactions and account balance,” he said.
Additionally, Mohammad said that with the updated database of its unit holders, ASNB will be able to detect any suspicious transactions and protect unit holders’ accounts.
“We uphold our duty as the guardian of your investments very seriously and this exercise will ensure the highest level of protection for unit holders’ data. As such, we seek unit holders’ understanding and full cooperation, in order to facilitate this process,” he said.