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Bursa Malaysia – Singapore Exchange Link

Dear Readers It was announced recently, by Prime Minister Najib, that Bursa Malaysia and Singapore Exchange will embark in a collaboration which will see both bourses be linked. Details of the trading link remain sketchy except for the following: The trading link will enable investors, from a respective country, to purchase financial instruments listed in… Continue reading Bursa Malaysia – Singapore Exchange Link

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Analysis of CCK Consolidated Bhd

Dear Readers CCK Consolidated Bhd (CCK) is a holding company of many subsidiaries involved in the business of supply and retail of seafood and poultry products. CCK is based in Sibu, Sarawak. Poultry CCK is the biggest poultry producer in Sarawak, controlling over 35-40% of Sarawak's poultry market. In terms of revenue, the poultry segment… Continue reading Analysis of CCK Consolidated Bhd

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A look into the Malaysian Employees Provident Fund (EPF)

Dear Readers Before I begin, I would like to place a caveat in this article: this article is based solely on my opinion. The recent downfall of crude oil prices has revealed the vulnerability of the Malaysian economy to the movement of crude oil prices and its reliance, to an extent, on oil money, to… Continue reading A look into the Malaysian Employees Provident Fund (EPF)

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Analysis of Scientex Berhad

Dear Readers Today we dissect Scientex Berhad ("Scientex") to find out what it takes to be "healthy, friendly & happy".   Scientex consists of two main arms; the manufacturing of plastic packaging products and property development. Plastic packaging manufacturing Product packaging typifies the way the goods are sold. Not only does packaging secures goods, it… Continue reading Analysis of Scientex Berhad

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Who’s afraid of share margin facility?

Dear Readers "Leverage is a double-edge sword." You may have heard this adage ever so often.┬áLeveraging is the usage of debt to acquire an asset. There are many forms of leveraging. However. as the heading suggests, we will be sharing our thoughts about share margin facility ("SMF"), through our experience. What are the benefits of… Continue reading Who’s afraid of share margin facility?

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Analysis of Ajinomoto (M) Bhd

Dear Readers In the last 11 trading days, the shares of Ajinomoto (M) Bhd ("Ajinomoto") took a nosedive from an average price of RM26 (24.08.2017) to an average price of RM19 (13.09.2017). That is an average RM7 drop in share price.┬áPercentage-wise, that is close to a 27% loss. In my personal view, the negative movement… Continue reading Analysis of Ajinomoto (M) Bhd

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Analysis of Superlon Holdings Bhd

Dear Readers Ever thought something as simple as thermal insulators could be such a profitable business. To understand why, we shall delve into what makes Superlon Holdings Bhd ("Superlon") tick. Overview Superlon is principally a manufacturer of, among others, high quality nitrile butadiene rubber (synthetic rubber) thermal insulators ("NBR"). NBR is mainly used in Heating,… Continue reading Analysis of Superlon Holdings Bhd

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Analysis of Three-A Resources Bhd

Dear Readers Three-A Resources Bhd ("3A") is a manufacturer of halal and kosher (Jewish) certified food and beverage ingredients such as: Caramel colour, a food colouring. Natural Fermented Vinegar such a rice and distilled vinegar. Hydrolised Vegetable Protein/Soya Protein Sauce which is pretty much soy sauce. Glucose/maltose syrup. Maltodextrin, a thickener like starch which is… Continue reading Analysis of Three-A Resources Bhd

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Analysis of Evergreen Fibreboard Bhd

Dear Readers Today, we look into Evergreen Fibreboard Bhd ("Evergreen"). Introduction Evergreen is, for all intents and purposes, a manufacturer of medium density fibreboard ("MDF"), so much so that MDF accounted to 80% of Evergreen's revenue in FY2016. Other than MDF, Evergreen also produces particle boards ("PB") (15% of FY2016's revenue) and ready-to-assemble furniture parts… Continue reading Analysis of Evergreen Fibreboard Bhd

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Analysis of the IPO of Lotte Chemical Titan Bhd

Dear Readers Seeking to raise a massive RM5.3 billion, Lotte Chemical Titan Bhd's ("LCT") initial public offering ("IPO") is said to be the largest IPO in Malaysia since August 2012 and the largest in Southeast Asia since May 2013. An IPO is one of the many avenue which a company, seeking to raise funds, offers… Continue reading Analysis of the IPO of Lotte Chemical Titan Bhd