ASW2020

Amanah Saham Nasional Bhd (ASNB), announced a dividend of 6.4 sen per unit for the Amanah Saham Wawasan 2020 for the financial year ending 31st August, 2015.

The dividend is 0.2 sen lower when compare to the 6.6 sen dividend given in 2014. Kindly refer to “Historical ASW2020 Dividend Rate” for previous year dividend since the fund launched.

The dividend will involve a payout of RM1.14 billion. The figures is 2.2 percent higher than the payment of RM1.115 billion made in 2014.

The payout will benefit 883,422 unit holders who currently hold 17 billion units of ASW 2020.

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The Forbes Global 2000 is an annual ranking of the top 2000 public companies in the world features in Forbes magazine. The ranking is a comprehensive list of the world’s largest, most powerful public companies, as measured by revenues, profits, assets and market value

The ranking was first published in 2003 and it is a useful indicator for leading public companies in the world. In 2015, the world’s largest companies shows the dominance of the U.S. and China in the current global business landscape. The two countries split the top 10 spots for a second year in a row. For the first time, China’s four biggest banks own the top four spots.

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Down MarketA friend of mine, Aaron from mr-stingy.com blog, recently compiled 5 valuable opinions of investment strategies during down market from 5 peoples who established their own financial & management internet portal. Worth to note that some of them are also founders of some financial related companies.

I was given a chance by him to give my views on this matter. I never consider myself a financial expert (although Aaron insists me to be one) but I have my on strategies on what need to be done during this period.

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Ikhmas Jaya Group BerhadIkhmas Jaya Group Berhad Initial Public Offering (IPO) received an overwhelming response with its public portion of 26 million shares. It was oversubscribed by 8.16 times. The IPO attract 11,434 applications for 238.2 million shares.

Notices of Allotment will be dispatched by post to all successful applicants on or before 24th July 2015. Ikhmas Jaya Group Holdings is expected to be listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia on 27th July 2015 under stock name “IKHMAS”.

Below are the allotment summary.

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Sunway Construction Group BerhadSunway Construction Berhad Initial Public Offering (IPO) received an overwhelming response with its public portion of 51.7 million shares. It was oversubscribed by 2.66 times. The IPO attract 12,713 applications for 189.2 million shares. On the other hand, the 327.6 millions shares allocated to institutional investors oversubscribed by 4.6 times.

The Institutional Price was fixed at RM1.20 per Offer Share. Accordingly, the Final IPO Price for the Retail Offering is fixed at RM1.20 per Offer Share as set out in the prospectus. As such there is no refund to be made to successful retail applicants.

Below are the allotment summary.

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