Employees Provident Fund

EPF

Every 3 months, since March 2010, EPF reveals its top 30 equity investments in Bursa Malaysia. The aim for this is to promote greater transparency and to reassure members that investment undertaken are in the best interest of growing their retirement savings and in accordance to best practices in investment and governance.

For Q4 2012, when compared to Q3 2012, EPF generally reduce their investment in top 30 companies listed in Bursa Malaysia.

The most notable changes were Hong Leong Bank, Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd & Axiata Group Bhd appear in the list while Star Publications Bhd, Sapura Kencana Petroleum Bhd  & IOI Corporation Bhd dropped.

In the same period, EPF had increased their share in Maybank for 2.88 percent, Telekom (M) for 1.48 percent and Public Bank for 1.42 percent. Major share reduction were RHB Capital for RHB Capital for 4.33 percent and IJM Corp for 1.91 percent.

The table below are the Top 30 Equity Investments in companies listed on Bursa Malaysia as of 31st December 2012.

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The following data are as of end 2011. Two (2) Malaysia’s pension funds namely Employees Provident Funds (EPF) and Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (KWAP) listed in top 300 world’s largest pension funds.

EPF drop 1 spot from number 9 in 2011 to number 10 in 2012 with total assets grew from $146 billion to $154 billion.

KWAP, Malaysian second largest pension fund is at number 130 up to nine spots from 139 in 2011. Total assets grow from $22 billion to $25 billion.

The table below is the full top 300 World’s Largest Pension Funds for 2012.

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EPF

Every 3 months, since March 2010, EPF reveals its top 30 equity investments in Bursa Malaysia. The aim for this is to promote greater transparency and to reassure members that investment undertaken are in the best interest of growing their retirement savings and in accordance to best practices in investment and governance.

For Q3 2012, when compared to Q2 2012, EPF generally increase their investment in top 30 companies listed in Bursa Malaysia.

There was no newly added nor removal companies to the list in Q3 2012.

In the same period, EPF had increased their share in KPJ Healthcare, Alliance Financial Group and AMMB Holdings Bhd by more than 2 percent and trim WCT Bhd stake by 3 percent.

The table below are the Top 30 Equity Investments in companies listed on Bursa Malaysia as of 30th September 2012.

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EPF

Previously, we took a look at savings range for EPF members in 2010. Do you know how much is the average saving of each active member based on age for 2011?

If you are interested to know this information, kindly take a look at the following table. It shows members average savings, total savings based on age. The figures exclude 2011 dividends.

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EPF

For year 2011, Employees Provident Fund declared 6.00 percent dividend. For the same period, there are 6.26 million active EPF members with total combined savings of RM327.8 billion up RM29.0 from the same period in 2012. Total savings including inactive members was at RM469.2 billion.

For those who interested to know the savings profile for active EPF members as of year end 2011, 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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