Tag: Securities Commission Malaysia

‘pump and dump’ schemes Securities Commission Malaysia SC warning
March 21, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Securities Commission Malaysia warns against ‘pump and dump’ schemes via social media

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has issued a warning to investors over the increase use of blogs, forums and social media platforms to spread false and misleading information on certain companies in order to perpetrate ‘pump and dump’ schemes. Perpetrators would accumulate shares at lower prices before posting positive sentiments about the companies, with the…

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ASEAN Exchanges
February 15, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Securities Commission Malaysia and Bursa Malaysia to implement new measures to boost market vibrancy

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and Bursa Malaysia Berhad (the Exchange) announced today that they have outlined the operational details of various new measures to further enhance the vibrancy and liquidity of the equity market. These measures were announced on 6 February 2018 by Prime Minister Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun…

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SGX announces trading volumes
February 06, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Malaysia and Singapore to set up stock market trading link

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) announced that they will work together to facilitate the establishment of a stock market trading link between Bursa Malaysia (BM) and Singapore Exchange (SGX) by the end of this year. The trading link will allow investors to trade and settle shares listed on…

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Crypto ICOs showing a comeback, after major drop off in 2018
January 09, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Securities Commission Malaysia issues cease and desist order to CopyCash Foundation

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) announced that it has directed CopyCash Foundation to immediately cease and desist all its proposed activities including a purported plan to launch an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) on 10 January 2018 in Malaysia. This directive covers all activities as described in or incidental to CopyCash Foundation’s white paper pursuant to…

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Luxembourg and Australia enter agreement on fintech and regtech
December 21, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

SC Malaysia initiates aFINity Innovation Lab for alternative trading system

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today announced that parties interested in establishing and operating an Alternative Trading System (ATS) in Malaysia can apply to participate in regulatory sandbox sessions under the SC’s FinTech Innovation Lab (aFINity - alliance of FinTech community). This follows the Budget 2018 announcement on the introduction of ATS in the Malaysian…

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