Malaysia: Strong bargain hunting activities have sent the FBM KLCI (+2.5%) to reverse its negative performance during the MSCI rebalancing dips and the key index closed above the 1,600 psychological level, in line with its regional peers.The lower liners climbed, while the broader markets finished higher with the exception of healthcare (-0.6%) and REIT (-0.7%) sectors. In terms of participation for foreign investors, the average daily traded value from Monday to Friday surged to RM2.6 billion, mainly due to the rebalancing of the MSCI index. HLB was up by 4.19% or 72 sen at RM17.90, valuing it at RM38.8 billion. Update MSCI Index Sudah Rilis Nih, Ada Emiten RI Gak? “For the equity market, foreign investors remained as net sellers for 17 straight months as foreign selling on Bursa Malaysia increased in November, the biggest in two months, partly due to the MSCI index rebalancing activities. That means some major buying in some very well-known companies. The MSCI Malaysia Small Cap Index is designed to measure the performance of the small cap segments of the Malaysian market. Philequity Management is the fund manager of … SINGAPORE (May 29): The Straits Times Index is trying to strengthen, based on the chart pattern, but short term indicators remain weak. Combined with MSCI rebalancing, the current environment has put a cap on Philippine and ASEAN stock markets. He said last week’s Monday wreaked havoc as international investors dumped RM541 million net of local equities, the highest daily foreign net outflow since May 2018 following the latest rebalancing exercise of the MSCI index. UOB Bank, in a research note today, said this will help offset continued outflows from Malaysian equities amounting at RM 24.1 billion. Singapore MSCI Rebalancing Publish date: Wed, 15 May 2013, 5:27 PM Announcements are expected today (15th May) for any new additions/deletions to the MSCI Singapore Index component members. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) fell 56.30 points or 0.75% to end at 7,383.10 yesterday, as the broader all shares index dropped 34.59 points or 0.78% to close the session at 4,355.46. Business & Finance newsletter KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 30): Four banks took a nosedive at the final 30 minutes before the closing bell and dragged the FBM KLCI down sharply by nearly 45 points.The four banks that came under pressure were Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank), Public Bank Bhd, CIMB Group Holdings Bhd and Hong Leong Bank Bhd.Besides the earnings contraction, analysts and fund managers contacted by The Edge KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 8 — Foreign holdings of Malaysian government bonds (MGS & GII) increased by RM 2.7 billion to a four-year high of RM198.4 billion in November, leading debt securities to mark the seventh month of net foreign inflows entering domestic bonds. It publishes the MSCI BRIC, MSCI World and MSCI EAFE Indexes.. CUMULATIVE INDEX PERFORMANCE — NET … Malaysia. Friday saw international investors ramping up their net selling activity to a level above RM100 million at RM145.40 million amidst jitters coming from the political turbulence in Perak, aside from that, Opec’s decision to increase production by 500,000 million barrels per day beginning January 2021. Among ASEAN peers, Malaysia’s year-to-date foreign outflow remained the second largest after Thailand. — Bernama, Persistent downward momentum drags Bursa to end lower, Bursa Malaysia continues to be in the red at mid-afternoon, Pressure rises on Bursa Malaysia as key index slips. Meanwhile, Kenanga Research, in its Economic Viewpoint, said broad dollar weakness and favourable yield differential will continue to drive Malaysia’s debt securities. In terms of participation for foreign investors, the average daily traded value from Monday to Friday surged to RM2.6 billion, mainly due to the rebalancing of the MSCI index. Rebalancing means increasing or decreasing the weight % of the stocks in the list or adding or removing a stock from the list. A remisier said some funds were making adjustments with the MSCI rebalancing and the value of stocks traded jumped from RM4.99bil to RM7.67bil at 4.45pm yesterday. MSCI Inc. (formerly Morgan Stanley Capital International and MSCI Barra), is an American finance company headquartered in New York City and serving as a global provider of equity, fixed income, hedge fund stock market indexes, and multi-asset portfolio analysis tools. It added that following Fitch Ratings’ downgrade of Malaysia to BBB+, the bank said the mild sell off was a temporary knee-jerk reaction underpinned by firmer 2021 domestic growth outlook, sustained low interest rates, mild bond supply concerns next year, and expectations of broad dollar weakness. KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 — Foreign selling expanded to RM615.4 million on Bursa Malaysia from Monday to Friday last week compared with RM86.6 million sold in the whole of the preceding week, said Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd economist Adam Mohamed Rahim. Ini 10 Penghuni Baru MSCI Small Cap, 14 Emiten RI Didepak! Sentiment on Wednesday was somewhat dampened following the release the IHS Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index; a composite single-figure indicator of manufacturing performance which dipped fractionally for the fifth month in a row, down from 48.5 in October to 48.4 in November. It shed 6.45% or RM1.20 to RM17.40, giving it a market value of RM67.55 billion. Adam said international investors staged a return on Thursday by acquiring RM41.4 million net of local equities, as investors took the cue from Britain’s approval of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to be rolled out this week. MSCI Malaysia Index (USD) | msci.com The MSCI Malaysia Index is designed to measure the performance of the large and mid cap segments of the Malaysian market. CUMULATIVE INDEX PERFORMANCE — GROSS RETURNS (USD) The central bank will conduct its first 2021 monetary policy committee meeting on January 20. — Bernama, Covid-19: Fund injection necessary if there is 4th wave, says Mustapa, World Bank: Containing Covid-19 must remain Malaysia’s top priority, World Bank: Despite rising fiscal deficit and govt debt in 2020, Malaysia’s economy forecasted to grow by 6.7pc in 2021. It was the third top value loser on Bursa Malaysia today. Lakukan Rebalancing, MSCI Depak LPPF dan WSKT. PHILIPPINE STOCKS closed lower on Wednesday as investors await the announcement of Morgan Stanley Capital International’s (MSCI) rebalancing. iShares MSCI Malaysia ETF ($) The Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. This reading signalled a further moderation in the health of the manufacturing sector, although the trend appears to be flattening, while the deterioration was considerably less than that seen during the first wave of the pandemic. Including MSCI Global Investable Market Indexes May 2015 Semi-Annual Index Review, MSCI Global Value and Growth Indexes May 2015 Semi-Annual Index Review, MSCI Provisional Indexes May 2015 Semi-Annual Index Review and MSCI Overseas China Indexes May 2015 Semi-Annual Index Review The MSCI Kuwait Index will be included in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index beginning November 2020. Those shares are listed in Shanghai and Shenzhen and denominated in yuan. Demikian pula yang dihapus atau dikeluarkan, tak ada dari Indonesia. Untuk MSCI Global Small Cap Indexes, ada penambahan Hong Kong 1 emiten, Taiwan 1, Malaysia 1, Korea 3, dan China 1. In the week of May 26-29, the STI kept pace with the declining 50-day moving average, currently at 2,522 (and declining The Financial Services index, which counts banks as constituents, was the top decliner among the indices present on Bursa Malaysia. Top decliners included Petronas Dagangan Bhd, Public Bank Bhd, Tenaga Nasional Bhd, Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd and Malayan Banking Bhd. “Overall, the capital market registered a smaller net foreign inflow of RM900 million, marking two straight months of expansion,” it said. On a year-to-date basis, foreign investors have taken out RM24.1 billion net of local equities in 2020. KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Securities of Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd and Supermax Corp Bhd are set to be added as constituents for the MSCI Global Standard Indexes which will take place as of the close of August 31, 2020. “Further debt inflows, foreign direct investment, and sustained current account surplus are likely to be the main drivers of foreign reserves,” it said. “Foreign inflows primarily entered Malaysian government securities that lifted foreign holdings of MGS and GII by 23.9 per cent of total outstanding in November,” it said. “Foreign inflows are expected to persist in the near term on the back of global risk-on sentiment as Covid-19 vaccine optimism may continue to boost investors’ risk appetite and drive risky assets higher. Asian markets ended a strong month with a thud as volumes exploded due to trading related to MSCI’s MSCI +1.9% Semi-Annual Index Review (SAIR). MSCI is an acronym for Morgan Stanley Capital International. He said a measurable pace of foreign net selling was then observed at a tune of RM36.4 million on Wednesday. The index and certain index related information is the property of MSCI Inc. and /or its subsidiaries (collectively, "MSCI"). The MSCI indexes are rebalanced twice a year, and at the end of November, a huge rebalance is set to occur. Malacca Securities head of research Loui Low attributed the selldown of the banking stocks to the rebalancing done by MSCI. Baca Juga. Meanwhile, the Bursa Malaysia Energy Index gained the most by 4.4 per cent amongst other sectoral indices on Thursday ahead of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ (Opec) meeting to make a final decision on the future volume of the oil production cuts following days of deadlocked talks. As of 10.09am today, shares in Hong Leong Bank Bhd (HLB), Public Bank Bhd and Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) were leading the rebound among selected blue-chips following MSCI’s index rebalancing activities yesterday. The index was down 3.22% or 458.89 points at 13,804.21 points. Quarterly index review, including MSCI Global Investable Market Indexes May 2015 Semi-Annual Index Review, MSCI Global Value and Growth Indexes May 2015 Semi-Annual Index Review, MSCI Provisional Indexes May 2015 Semi-Annual Index Review and MSCI Overseas China Indexes May 2015 Semi-Annual Index Review Malaysia’s international reserves position, which is now at two-and-a-half-year high at US$105.3 billion (RM428.4 billion) as at end-November and sufficient to finance 8.6 months of retained imports, is 1.2 times total short-term external debt. Market Review . “As such, the ringgit is also positioned to benefit from the persistent weakness in the US dollar and improving crude oil prices,” it said. MSCI ESG Research LLC is a Registered Investment Adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and a subsidiary of MSCI Inc. Date Index Name Closing Index Level Currency MSCI Code Number of Securities; 2020-12-18: MALAYSIA: 545.226: MYR: 105768: 38 Simak! August 6, 2018 September 25, 2018 MSCI atau Morgan Stanley Capital Internasional merupakan indeks yang di buat oleh Morgan Stanley untuk mengukur performa pasar di area tertentu. As such, the month of November saw RM1.1 billion worth of foreign net outflows, marking the 17th consecutive of foreign net selling on Bursa Malaysia. The SAIR is one of two big rebalance … On Fitch’s downgrade on sovereign credit, it said the debt market will likely experience reduced foreign demand in the short term but would not leave a significantly impact on the market’s long-term stability. “Nevertheless, the first trading day of December started on a positive note as foreign investors took the opportunity to do some bargain-hunting on Tuesday after Monday’s selldown, resulting in a foreign net inflow of RM66.0 million. Among Asean peers, Malaysia’s year-to-date foreign outflow remained the second largest after Thailand. In a statement yesterday, MSCI Global Standard said IJM Corp Bhd will be deleted from the list. In a note today, Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd economist Adam Mohamed Rahim said Monday wreaked havoc as international investors dumped RM541 million net of local equities, the highest daily foreign net outflow since May 2018, following the latest rebalancing exercise of the MSCI index. Nevertheless, the Bursa Malaysia Energy Index gained the most by 7.5 per cent today as the 500,000 million barrels per day increase only represents 1.0 per cent of the global oil market. KLCI slid 44.9 pts to 1562.7 (cut the Nov gains to 95.8 pts) on last minutes programmed sell-off, mainly due to the portfolio rebalancing by MSCI and local institutionals in the banking, oil & gas, consumer and telco sectors. “Another catalyst for Tuesday’s (last week’s) foreign net buying activity was China’s factory activity which accelerated at the fastest pace in a decade in November, helping factories across the region to steadily recover from the Covid-19 crisis,” Adam told Bernama. With 56 constituents, the index covers about 14% of the Malaysian equity universe. MSCI rebalancing happens 4 times a year (quarterly). All changes are announced within these dates: on or before February 15th KUALA LUMPUR: There are two events on May 29 and June 6 that will have a significant impact on Bursa Malaysia investors’ trading behaviour. On the overnight policy rate, the investment bank said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) would keep the overnight policy rate unchanged at 1.75 per cent on the back of improving economic conditions and positive vaccine sentiment. “For the equity market, foreign investors remained as net sellers for 17 straight months as foreign selling on Bursa Malaysia increased in November, the biggest in two months, partly due to the MSCI index rebalancing activities. In June 2017, MSCI Inc. announced it was adding over 200 China A-shares. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted. It saw 234,300 shares done. In terms of participation for foreign investors, the average daily traded value from Monday to Friday surged to RM2.6 billion, mainly due to the rebalancing of the MSCI index. MSCI uses RIC codes as instrument identifiers under licence from Reuters and RICS may not be copied, published or re-distributed without the prior written consent of Reuters. Among Asean peers, Malaysia’s year-to-date foreign outflow remained the second largest after Thailand. MSCI published the environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings of more than 2,800 companies on Monday, giving all asset managers more detail to make their investment decisions.