Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (ASNB) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB). At the time of writing, ASNB managed nine funds. The latest fund is Amanah Saham 1Malaysia which was launched in August 2009.
If you intend to invest in ASNB funds and find it difficult which fund to choose, you may look at the comparison tables below for a quick comparison. Table 1 is showing fixed price funds while table 2 is showing variable price funds. Bear in mind that ASG consists of 3 different funds, namely ASG-Pendidikan, ASG-Kesihatan and ASG-Persaraan.
We are talking about two different term here, ASB & Overdraft. Everyone knows ASB is an investment fund that managed by ASNB, PNB’s wholly owned subsidiary. ASB is giving very attractive return & one of the highest paying dividend fund.
While, an overdraft (OD) is a type of bank loan facility where we are allowed to withdraw money from current account exceeding the available balance. The benefit of OD is, the interest is charged on overdrawn amount from your OD account on daily rest. This will be beneficial if you only need a short term loan. Comparatively interest rate for personal loan is charged on total loan amount
Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) through Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad, launched Amanah Saham Nasional 2 (ASN2) fund on the 9th of June 1999. The fund objective is to provide Unitholders with a reasonable dividend yield as well as capital appreciation at an acceptable level of risk through investments made in Malaysian equity securities.
ASN2 is a equity growth fund with unit price is based on Net Assets Value (NAV). On top of the declared dividend, there will be a potential of profits (or losses) due to movement of NAV. The allocated fund size is 2.5 billion units and it is open to all Malaysian Bumiputera. It is also eligible for EPF withdrawal.
The table below is the historical dividend rate since the fund was launched in 1999. However, the first dividend payment is made in 2000. This table is no longer maintained, for the latest dividend rate kindly refer to this page [continue reading…]
Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) through Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad, launched Amanah Saham Didik (ASD) fund on the 20th of April 2001. The fund objective is to provide investment opportunity that generates reasonable long-term growth and return.
ASD is a equity growth fund with fixed-price at RM1.00 per unit. The allocated fund size is 4.5 billion units and it is open to all Malaysian Bumiputera. It is also eligible for EPF withdrawal.
The table below is the historical dividend rate since the fund was launched in 2001. However, the first dividend payment is made in 2002. This table is no longer maintained, for the latest dividend rate kindly refer to this page.
Since April this year, Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) has raised more than RM15 billion to add to its funds under management which are estimated to be RM80 billion to RM120 billion.
The recent launch of the RM10 billion Amanah Saham 1Malaysia was by far the biggest by the government- backed PNB. In April this year, PNB reopened Amanah Saham Wawasan 2020 and Amanah Saham Malaysia to investors, which saw the sale of 5.3 million units at RM1 each.