We are in the final months of the year 2013. For ASB & ASN unitholders, it is the time for them to earn dividends for their investment.
Based on the information obtained from Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (ASNB) website, transaction for Amanah Saham Bumiputera (ASB) & Amanah Saham Nasional (ASN) will be suspended to facilitate the issuance and computation of ASB & ASN dividend for year 2011. ASB & ASN transaction will be suspended from 22nd December 2013 to 1st January 2014. Based on history, ASB dividend will be declared in between 14th to 21st December while ASN dividend will be declared around 22nd to 24th December.
What is your expected ASB & ASN dividend for year 2013? Dividends for other fixed priced funds manage by ASNB showed an increase in between 0.1 to 0.3 sen in 2013. For variable fund, the increase as high as 0.6 sen.
In 2012, dividend for ASB & ASN is 8.9 & 6.3 sen respectively.
What is your plan to do with the extra money?