Prospektus: Kepentingan pemahaman sebelum melabur

(Sambungan dari minggu lepas) RATA-RATA prospektus yang diterbitkan di Malaysia adalah dalam bahasa Inggeris, begitu juga istilah yang digunakan oleh industri. Atas permintaan pembaca, kami pada minggu ini membawa kepada pembaca makna ungkapan dan singkatan istilah yang kebiasaannya ditulis dalam bahasa Inggeris itu. Ungkapan atau singkatan dalam bahasa Inggeris dengan maksud dalam bahasa Malaysia: Bull Read more about Prospektus: Kepentingan pemahaman sebelum melabur[…]

Skim pelaburan CPF masih untung

BARU-baru ini, industri unit amanah di negara dikejutkan dengan laporan akhbar bahawa 80 peratus pencarum Kumpulan Wang Simpanan Pekerja (KWSP) yang melabur dalam unit amanah, mengalami kerugian sebanyak RM600 juta. Biarpun mengakui terdapat pencarum yang kerugian, Persekutuan Pengurus Amanah Saham Malaysia (FMUTM) mempertikaikan angka yang diberikan. Menurut Presidennya, Tunku Datuk Ya‘acob Tunku Abdullah dalam temubual Read more about Skim pelaburan CPF masih untung[…]

Interview with a Unit Trust Leader

Azizah pernah ‘cuci rambut’ kawan untuk cari duit poket Azizah. Mukadimah SEBAHAGIAN daripada kita mungkin pernah dilanda rasa bosan dengan pekerjaan yang dilakukan. Berpuluh tahun melakukan rutin sama sehingga kadangkala bagaikan ‘mengheret’ kaki ke pejabat setiap pagi. Terikat dengan pelbagai komitmen, keinginan untuk berubah kerjaya kerap terbantut apatah lagi apabila gagal mencari kerjaya lain yang Read more about Interview with a Unit Trust Leader[…]

Melayu masih lemah sistem kewangan

Oleh: LUKMAN MOIDIN APABILA timbul skim cepat kaya dan pelaburan menerusi Internet, orang Melayu yang paling ramai berhimpun mendengar cerita dan sanggup menghabiskan wang untuk menyertainya. Sedangkan orang Melayu tidak pernah mempersoalkan di mana wang itu dilaburkan dan siapa yang menguruskan dana tersebut. Betapa singkatnya minda bangsa kita untuk mendapatkan wang dengan cara mudah hanya Read more about Melayu masih lemah sistem kewangan[…]

Labur skim diiktiraf

Harian Metro PERDANA Menteri, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi mengingatkan rakyat di negara ini supaya tidak terpedaya dengan pelaburan melalui Internet yang kononnya berupaya menjana pulangan besar dalam waktu singkat. Beliau berkata, setiap pelaburan memerlukan tempoh jangka masa yang panjang untuk mencatatkan keuntungan dan rakyat jangan terpedaya dengan pelaburan jangka pendek yang tidak diketahui asalnya.“Yang Read more about Labur skim diiktiraf[…]

Unit trust funds get off to a dazzling start

By Rupinder Singh February 6 2007 UNIT trust funds entered 2007 at breakneck speed, with seven new funds emerging in the first 24 days and all snapped up as quickly as they were launched. From the seven, five unit trust funds, including one from an insurance outfit, offered a combined 5.6 billion units valued at Read more about Unit trust funds get off to a dazzling start[…]

Jejak: ‘Janji’ Pak Man Telo

Oleh Nasron Sira Rahim Osman Hamzah berjaya tarik lebih 50,000 pelabur menyertai pelaburan cecah sehingga RM99 juta LAMA sebelum wujudnya skim cepat kaya berasaskan internet yang kini diharamkan Majlis Fatwa Kebangsaan, wujud satu skim cepat kaya yang lebih ‘dahsyat’ serta menggemparkan negara pada awal 1990.Kesan skim cepat kaya berkenaan menyebabkan ia terus diingati sehingga kini Read more about Jejak: ‘Janji’ Pak Man Telo[…]

OSK Research to revise upwards KLCI target

By Surin Murugiah Email us your feedback at fd@bizedge.com OSK Research Sdn Bhd will revise upwards its target for the KLCI target above 1,380 points given the bullish stock market and positive news flow, its head of research Kenny Yee said. He said the KLCI’s performance reflected retail and foreign investors’ confidence in the stock Read more about OSK Research to revise upwards KLCI target[…]

Tips on how to spot investment scams

2007/04/24 Email to friend         Print article KUANTAN: The Securities Commission has released an alert to educate the public on ways to recognise illegitimate Internet investment schemes. In a pamphlet available to visitors at the Permodalan Nasional Berhad’s Malaysian Unit Trust Week, the SC outlined the characteristics of an illegitimate investment scheme. Read more about Tips on how to spot investment scams[…]

You need between RM1.4 million and RM2.8 million by 2027.

NST Online » Frontpage 2007/03/12 Where will you will be when you’re 64? Get a head start for twilight years   Email to friend         Print article   A life of comfort and good health in retirement is not beyond the average Malaysian executive despite cases of some who ended penniless after Read more about You need between RM1.4 million and RM2.8 million by 2027.[…]

Monitor your unit trust investments

Opinion Saturday August 12, 2006 NO INVESTMENT is without risk. You cannot get higher rates than that given by a bank without some risk.  All unit trust investments must be monitored by the investors weekly.  As soon as they have accumulated to the desired amount, the unit trust should be sold.  It is not true Read more about Monitor your unit trust investments[…]

Najib: Master art of wealth creation

Sunday September 17, 2006 BY SIMON KHOO PEKAN: Malaysians should start to master the art of wealth creation in tandem with the country’s progress, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.  Saying that the time had come for the people to seek economic independence by making smart investments, he urged them to learn Read more about Najib: Master art of wealth creation[…]

Potential in Islamic wealth management

Thursday November 2, 2006 By SUSAN TAM KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia should create more Islamic wealth management products to capitalise on the increasing interest from high net worth individuals from the Middle East.  Member of the Central Syariah Advisory Council for Bank Negara and Securities Commission, Dr Mohd Daud Bakar, said it was time for Malaysia Read more about Potential in Islamic wealth management[…]

New instrument for unit trust investors

Thursday November 9, 2006 This week, Yeoh Keat Seng discusses the pitfalls of investing in unit trusts and suggests an industry mechanism that would provide investors with greater depth when including this investment instrument in their wealth management portfolio.  WITH an aggregate net asset value (NAV) of over RM50bil as at mid-2006, unit trusts have Read more about New instrument for unit trust investors[…]

Ask beyond basic questions

Monday December 18, 2006 THIS is the second article in a series of articles by the Securities Industry Development Centre on smart investing.  IN the usual interaction between a unit trust agent and an investor, you normally see an agent doing most of the talking and the investor mainly listening. Not many pertinent questions are Read more about Ask beyond basic questions[…]

Don’t be the next victim

Monday December 25, 2006 This is the final article in a series by the Securities Industry Development Centre on smart investing.   1. Are you an easy prey for investment scams? Take this quiz to check your vulnerability.   You always associate investments with:  a) 100% profits  b) Guaranteed returns with no risks  c) Doubling Read more about Don’t be the next victim[…]

Sound advice for investment

Monday February 5, 2007 Choosing an investment professional or adviser is a big decision and the wrong choice can be very expensive. Be prudent. Do not rush out and hire just anyone, advises the Securities Commission’s Security Industry Development Centre.   In life, there are times when we need to turn to experts for help. Read more about Sound advice for investment[…]