EPF (KWSP)


EPFe-Pengeluaran is an EPF’s electronic services allows members with RHB Bank and Maybank housing loans to submit withdrawal applications online in a fast, accurate and convenient way.

The online facility, which is linked to EPF’s i-Akaun, assist withdrawal applications for repayment of housing loan monthly instalments and to reduce or redeem housing loan balance. Bear in mind that, members must be a registered i-Akaun holder in order to utilize this service.

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EPF

EPF reveals its top 30 equity investments in Bursa Malaysia quarterly since March 2010. The aim for the report is to promote greater transparency and to reassure members that investments undertaken are in the best interest of growing their retirement savings and in accordance to best practices in investment and governance.

When compared to Q3 2013, the most notable change was IJM Corp Berhad reappears in the top 30 while WCT Berhad dropped.

In the same period, EPF increased their share in Public Bank Berhad, Tenaga Nasional Berhad & United Plantation Berhad more than 1% while increased their shared in AMMB Holdings Berhad by close to 1 percent.

EPF also reduced their holding in reduce holding in Dialog Group Berhad & IJM Plantations Berhad by 5.6% and 2.7 percent respectively. They also reduce their holding in Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd, Telekom Malaysia Bhd & Digi.Com Berhad, Axis Real Estate Investment Bhd, Petronas Gas Bhd by more than 1%

Generally, EPF reduced their investment in most of their holdings.

The table below are the tops 30 Equity Investments in companies listed on Bursa Malaysia as of 30th September 2014.

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Previously, we looked at top 26 world’s sovereign largest pensions fund. The different between sovereign and non-sovereign funds are the fund ownership.

Sovereign fund is established by national authorities for the meeting of pension liabilities. So, this raking is quite similar to world’s largest pension funds but without private funds such as General Motors pension funds.

Malaysian largest pension fund, EPF drop 2 spots from 10th in 2012 to 12th spot in 2013 but the funds’s total assets grew from $153.89 billion to $175.72 billion. On the other hand, KWAP up 13 spots from 130th in 2012 to 117th in 2013. The total assets grew from $24.86 billion to $29.06 billion.

The table below shows top 300 world’s largest pension funds. The data shown here are as of end 2012 & early 2013.

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EPF

For year 2013, Employees Provident Fund declared 6.35 percent dividend, the highest since year 2000. For the same period, there are 6.53 million active EPF members with total combined savings of RM396.53 billion up RM36.36 from the same period in 2012. Total savings including inactive members stood at RM586.66 billion.

For those who interested to know the savings profile for active EPF members as of year end 2013, kindly take a look at the following table. It shows the savings range, number on members and total savings for each range.

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Sovereign pension fund is a fund established by national authorities to meet of pension liabilities. In Malaysia, there are 2 sovereign pension funds namely, Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (KWAP). However, only EPF was listed in top 26 largest Sovereign Pension Funds. The data shown here are as of end 2012 & early 2013.

EPF down 1 spot from 6th spot in 2012 to 7th spot in 2013 with total assets grew from $153.9 billion to $175.7 billion or 14.2%. The top spot retained by Japanese Government Pension Investment Fund with the fund size exceeding $1.29 trillion.

The table below is top 26 world’s largest sovereign pension funds.

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