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  • Size of capital market and fundraising
  • Fund management
  • Shaping the Stakeholder Economy
    Strengthening Governance Culture

    The enhanced Malaysian Code for Institutional Investors (MCII) which was
    launched on 23 September 2022, is an initiative under the PERKUKUH Working Group 12, whereby the SC chairs the review, with members comprising representatives from the IIC and MOF to set out the broad
    principles and guidance for effective stewardship by institutional investors

    Signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Universiti Malaya and Monash University Malaysia to promote early understanding and appreciation of good governance among youth
    Enhancing the Ecosystem for Sustainable and Responsible Investment
    Finalised the enhanced Sustainability Reporting Framework (SRF), which was announced by Bursa Malaysia, to improve sustainable disclosures and promote the adoption of sustainable business practices

    Expanded the scope of the Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) Sukuk and Bond Grant Scheme to include issuances under the
    SRI-Linked Sukuk Framework, which can facilitate companies raising sukuk to meet their sustainable needs

    Furthering the Development of ICM

    Held the 13th annual SC-OCIS Roundtable with the theme, 'Shaping a Stakeholder Economy for the Islamic Capital Market',
    which aims to advance global thought leadership in Islamic finance

  • Facilitate Recovery and Competitive Growth

    Promoting Growth of Private Markets

    Hosted a roundtable discussion with family offices and institutional managers, both foreign and local, to promote Malaysia as an investment
    destination and attract foreign private wealth to establish presence in Malaysia

    Improving Efficiency and Flexibility of Markets

    Approved amendments to the Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd Directives (BMS Directives) and BMS Trading Manual to exclude exchange-traded funds (ETFs) under permitted short selling (PSS) from the net short position limit, which faciliates market making activities

    Approved amendments to the Rules and Directives of Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Bhd (BMD Rules and Directives), Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Clearing Bhd Directives (BMDC Directives), Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Trading Manual (BMD Trading Manual) and Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Clearing Participant’s Manual (BMD CP Manual) to revamp the Gold Futures Contract (FGLD Contract) and increase the accessibility of the FGLD

  • Ensuring Market Resilience
    Streamlining Regulatory Requirements

    Greater operational flexibility and alignment of regulatory requirements with international standards through amendments of various guidelines,
    namely, the Private Retirement Scheme Guidelines (PRS Guidelines), ETF Guidelines, Prospectus Guidelines for Collective Investment Scheme (PCIS Guidelines), and Guidelines on Unlisted Capital Market Products under the Lodge and Launch Framework (LOLA Guidelines)

  • Enhancing Regulatory Effectiveness

    Strengthening Regulatory Co-Operation

    Greater regulatory and supervisory co-operation through the inking of a new MOU between the SC and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).

  • Empowering Investors Through Investment Options and Outreach

    Diversifying Investment Options for Investors

    Granted Approval-in-Principle to BMD for the introduction of the FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia Index Futures (F4GM) contract

    Expanding Investor Outreach to Promote Greater Inclusivity

    Fostered a more financially-savvy and inclusive society through various investor outreach and empowerment programmes such as:

    • Bersama InvestSmart® @ Sarawak 2022 in Kuching
    • InvestSmart® Online Series:
    – Digital Literacy for Seniors Programme
    – Agen Bijak Labur Desa Programme
    • Face-to-Face Digital Clinic for Urban B40
    • My Money & Me Programme 2022
    • Bursa Virtual Marketplace Fair 2022

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