() 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
, Bursa Saham Kuala Lumpur
) dates back to 1930 when the Singapore
Stockbrokers' Association was set up as a formal organisation dealing in securities
.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... Read More