Stock Market Guides


buy sell

This is the Part 4 on the series. In this part, I will explain on how to calculate profit (or loss) and applicable fees when buying or selling shares at Bursa Malaysia.

By the end of this part, you will have the basic knowledge to enter stock market.

But the most important thing to remember is that, make sure that you are investing, not gambling in stock market.

Part 1 – How to Open Trading and CDS Account for Trading in Bursa Malaysia?
Part 2 – How to Buy and Sell Shares in Bursa Malaysia?
Part 3 – How to Determine Trading Settlement in Bursa Malaysia?
Part 4 – How to Calculate Profit, Loss and Brokerage Fees in Stock Market Trading?

In Part 3, we see that the settlement formula as follow.

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trading settlement

This is the Part 3 on the series. I hope that you understand the previous 2 parts.

In part 3, I will explain on the process of trading settlement so that it is clear when you should make payment for your buy transaction. I will also explain the risk that you will be facing if you fail to follow the rule.

Part 1 – How to Open Trading and CDS Account for Trading in Bursa Malaysia?
Part 2 – How to Buy and Sell Shares in Bursa Malaysia?
Part 3 – How to Determine Trading Settlement in Bursa Malaysia?
Part 4 – How to Calculate Profit, Loss and Brokerage Fees in Stock Market Trading?

Step 1 – Understand Settlement Date

In Bursa Malaysia, all buy or sell order have to be settled at 12.30pm on day T+3 where T is the day of transaction.

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stock trading

This is the Part 2 on the series. I hope that you understand the process and the option available when opening your trading and CDS account which explain in Part 1.

If you read Part 1 before I publish Part 2, please revisit that page as I write in additional information in relation to cash upfront or collateralised account which I think quite important.

Part 1 – How to Open Trading and CDS Account for Trading in Bursa Malaysia?
Part 2 – How to Buy and Sell Shares in Bursa Malaysia?
Part 3 – How to Determine Trading Settlement in Bursa Malaysia?
Part 4 – How to Calculate Profit, Loss and Brokerage Fees in Stock Market Trading?

Step 1 – Deposit Cash

Once you open Trading and CDS Account, the next steps before buying shares is deposit cash to your trust account. Depending on your broker, you can make deposit either via cheque, cash or through online banking to your broker bank account.

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stock trading

A couple of my blog readers asking me on how to trade or invest in Bursa Malaysia? In order not to disappoint them, I will write a series of article for a beginner to start invest or trade in Bursa Malaysia.

I will also explain other information related to it such as the process of buying or selling shares itself.

Part 1 – How to Open Trading and CDS Account for Trading in Bursa Malaysia?
Part 2 – How to Buy and Sell Shares in Bursa Malaysia?

Part 3 – How to Determine Trading Settlement in Bursa Malaysia?
Part 4 – How to Calculate Profit, Loss and Brokerage Fees in Stock Market Trading?

In Malaysia, stocks or shares are listed in Bursa Malaysia Stock Exchange (Bursa) which formally known as Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE).

In order for you to invest or trade shares that are listed in Bursa Malaysia, you need to open Trading Account and CDS Account. Below are the steps for you to follow.

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