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About Bursa Malaysia

Founded in 1964, Bursa Malaysia (MYX: 1818) is an exchange holding company approved under Section 15 of the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007. It operates a fully-integrated exchange, offering the complete range of exchange-related services including trading, clearing, settlement and depository services.

previously known as Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE, Bursa Saham Kuala Lumpur in Malay) dates back to 1930 [2] when the Singapore Stockbrokers' Association was set up as a formal organisation dealing in securities in Malaya. The first formal securities business organisation in Malaysia was the Singapore Stockbrokers' Association, established in 1930. It was re-registered as the Malayan Stockbrokers' Association in 1937. The Malayan Stock Exchange was established in 1960 and the public trading of shares commenced. The board system had trading rooms in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, linked by direct telephone lines.

In 1964, the Stock Exchange of Malaysia was established. With the secession of Singapore from Malaysia in 1965, the Stock Exchange of Malaysia became known as the Stock Exchange of Malaysia and Singapore. In 1973, currency interchangeability between Malaysia and Singapore ceased, and the Stock Exchange of Malaysia and Singapore was divided into the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange Berhad and the Stock Exchange of Singapore. The Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange which was incorporated on December 14, 1976 as a company limited by guarantee, took over the operations of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange Berhad in the same year.

On April 14, 2004, Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange was renamed Bursa Malaysia Berhad, following the demutualization exercise, the purpose of which was to enhance competitive position and to respond to global trends in the exchange sector by making themselves more customer-driven and market-oriented. It consisted of a Main Board, a Second Board and MESDAQ with total market capitalisation of MYR700 billion (US$189 billion).

Bursa Malaysia has since then focused on various initiatives aimed at improving its product and service offerings, increasing the liquidity and velocity of its markets, improving the efficiency of its businesses and achieving economies of scale in its operations. On 18 March 2005, Bursa Malaysia was listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad with a 17% or RM0.50 premium over its retail price of RM3.00.

In December 06, Bursa Malaysia announced the successful launch of its new derivatives trading platform.

Subsidiaries and their principal activities

Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd - Provide, operate and maintain securities exchange
Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Bhd - Provide, operate and maintain a futures and options exchange
Labuan International Financial Exchange Inc. - Provide, operate and maintain offshore financial exchange
Bursa Malaysia Bonds Sdn Bhd - Provide, operate and maintain registered electronic facility for secondary bond market
Bursa Malaysia Securities Clearing Sdn Bhd - Provide, operate and maintain a clearing house for the securities exchange
Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Clearing Bhd - Provide, operate and maintain a clearing house for the futures and options exchange
Bursa Malaysia Depository Sdn Bhd - Provide, operate and maintain a central depository
Bursa Malaysia Depository Nominees Sdn Bhd - Act as a nominee for the central depository and receive securities on deposit for safe-custody or management
Bursa Malaysia Information Sdn Bhd - Provide and disseminate prices and other information relating to securities quoted on exchanges within the group
Bursa Malaysia Islamic Services Sdn Bhd - Operate all Islamic Markets businesses and activities initiated under Bursa Malaysia

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