The Top 10 Malaysian Companies by Sales

The 10 largest publicly-listed Malaysian companies based on sales for 2009 that appear in the Forbes Global 2000 list for 2010 are listed below: Rank Company Industry Sales ($bil) 1 Sime Darby Conglomerates 8.82 2 Tenaga Nasional Utilities 8.17 3 Petronas Dagangan Oil & Gas Operations 6.69 4 Maybank Banking 4.63 5 MISC Transportation 4.33 …

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The Top Malaysian Companies by Market Cap

The 30 largest Malaysian companies based on market cap in the domestic currency Malaysian Ringgit is shown below: Click to enlarge Source: Malaysia Finance Blog The top three companies are from the banking sector – CIMB Group, Public Bank and Malayan Banking(OTC: MLYBY). Only a handful of Malaysian companies trade on the OTC markets in …

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Top Ten Reasons To Invest in Malaysia

Unlike its neighbor Singapore, the country of Malaysia is often overlooked by investors. The economy of Malaysia is commodity-based with palm oil, crude oil and rubber being the major exports. Among the Asian emerging markets, Malaysia has some unique comparative advantages. Some of the top reasons for investing in Malaysia are listed below: 1. The …

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Two easy ways to invest in Malaysia

An ETF and a closed-end fund is available to get exposure to Malaysian equities: 1.ETF iShares MSCI Malaysia Index (EWM). Total Assets= $395M. Dividend yield is over 4%. As a commodity-driven economy Malaysia’s growth is tied to commodities like crude oil, palm oil, rubber, etc. 2.Closed-end Fund Malaysia Fund (MAY) Trades at a discount of …

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