Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange

Founded in 1964, the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange Berhad became known as the Bursa Malaysia Berhad in 2004.The main index for Bursa Malaysia is the Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (KLCI). In June 2006, Bursa Malaysia and FTSE Group jointly introduced a new index series.
On November 7, 2006, the index broke 1,000, closing at 1,003.28.

History and Origin
In 1930, the Singapore Stockbrokers’ Association was formed as the first formal securities business in Malaysia. In 1937, it was re-registered as the Malayan Stockbrokers’ Association. In 1960, the Malayan Stock Exchange was formed and began trading, while the Stock Exchange of Malaysia was founded in 1964. In 2004, the Demutualization Act was passed and the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange became a public company, known as Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange Berhad.

Market Indices
Composite Index.
Industrial Index.
Consumer Products Index.
Industrial Products Index.
Construction Index.
Trading/Services Index.
Finance Index. Properties Index.
Mining Index.
Plantations Index.
Syariah Index.
Technology Index.
Second Board Index.
MESDAQ Market Index.

Market Capitalization
The exchange is comprised of a Main Board, a Second Board and MESDAQ, with a total market capitalization of MYR700 billion (US$189 billion).

Major Companies listed:
ACP INDUSTRIES BHD
A & M REALTY BHD
ABF MALAYSIA BOND INDEX FUND
BANDAR RAYA DEVELOPMENTS BHD
C.I. HOLDINGS BHD
E&O PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT BHD
DAIBOCHI PLASTIC & PACKAGING INDS BHD
G.A.BLUE INTERNATIONAL BHD
HALIM MAZMIN BHD
K & N KENANGA HOLDINGS BHD
Top Investors
ABF MALAYSIA BOND INDEX FUND
AEON CO. (M) BHD
BANENG HOLDINGS BHD
BATU KAWAN BHD
DAIBOCHI PLASTIC & PACKAGING INDS BHD
DAIMAN DEVELOPMENT BHD
HALIM MAZMIN BHD
JAKS RESOURCES BERHAD
LADANG PERBADANAN – FIMA BHD
MALAYAN BANKING BHD
Location
Bursa Malaysia or The Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

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