Banking

citibank

Citibank Global Transfer gives you the convenience of transferring funds online instantly between your own Citibank accounts and other Citibank accounts across Asia-Pacific. It can be done at ay times, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through your online banking account.

With Citibank Global Transfer, you have an option for fund transfers in local currency or other foreign currency. Every transfer subjected to flat transfer fee of USD10 per transaction.

There is no minimum amount you can transfer per transaction. However, there is a maximum limit up to USD 12,500 per day and multiple transactions is allowed.

To set up a Citibank Global Transfer, you just need the recipient’s name and account number. Funds are debited from your account and credited to the recipient’s account instantly.

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Citibank launched a new overdraft facility called Citibank Ready Credit (CRC). It is a personal overdraft facility without collaterals targeting at working professionals aged between 24 to 55 with an annual income of a minimum RM24,000.

The Citibank Ready Credit is a “pay-as-you-use” overdraft facility with credit line between RM5,000 and RM120,000. Depending on individual profile, the interest rate is between 12 per cent to 18 per cent a year. For comparison credit card interest rate is fixed at a maximum of 18 per cent a year.

With a personalised Visa debit automated teller machine card and cheque book, the product allows access to instant cash and no cash advance fee is imposed.

Below are the benefits of Citibank Ready Credit (CRC)

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initial public offering

Basically, there are a few ways to apply for IPO such as via ATM machines and internet banking. For me the easiest method is via internet banking as I can do it anywhere providing I have internet connection.

Before you start, make sure you follow these rules,

  1. Malaysian citizen above 18 years old.
  2. Malaysian citizen residing in Malaysia
  3. Active CDS account registered under your own name. Nominees or third party CDS Accounts are not allowed. If you don’t have CDS account read here on how to open.

Below are step by step guides on how to apply for PCGB IPO via CIMBClicks. The step to do it via Maybank2U very much similar except the first 3 steps. You have to go in “Investment” & “eShare” menu.

I believe it should be very close if you do it via other bank internet banking as well.

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commemorative coins bunga raya

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) was issuing 2 new Commemorative Coins in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Bunga Raya as the National Flower and 125th Anniversary of Jabatan Ukur Dan Pemetaan Malaysia. Both Commemorative Coins issued on 30th September 2010 and 14th October 2010 respectively.

Three types of commemorative coins issued by BNM on respective anniversary. They are as below,

Gold Commemorative Coin (proof)
This proof coin is made of gold with 999.9 purity and weighs 7.96 grams. It has a face value of RM100 and will be sold at RM1,200 a piece. The mintage quantity is limited to 150 pieces for each anniversary.

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investments

We always heard that many people are saying high risk investment come with higher return. But how do we know which investments have higher return with higher risk and vice versa.

There are 3 level of investments risk namely conservative, moderate and aggressive with potential return ranging from 3 percent and up to 20 percent. The most commonly type of investments from lowest to highest potential returns are government securities, fixed deposits, bonds, investment linked insurances, equities and options/warrants.

The chart below illustrates the risk and potential return of the common types of investment products.

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