The country's funds industry expanded amid tricky conditions last year, by Securities Commission figures, but investors are told to brace for lower returns in 2016.
Brokers prop up China stocks; Safe authorises new players for interbond market; and more.
The country's securities regulator brought the charges against Tiong Kiong Choon in relation to his sale of APL Industries shares while in possession of non-public information.
The Securities Commission has responded to suggestions it is moving too slowly in terms of implementing the Asean Collective Investment Scheme compared with other countries.
A two-year jail sentence and RM3 million fine against Philip Wong were upheld yesterday in Malaysia, setting a new benchmark for penalising market manipulators, says the securities regulator.
The Securities Commission will cooperate with the EU under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive. But the number of Malaysian fund houses marketing to European investors may be limited.