ASB

ASB Stock Market Portfolio & Unitholder Distributions for 2009

ASB

For financial end 2009, ASB pays 7.3 sen dividend and 1.25 sen in bonus to the unitholders. In the same period, a total of 6.8 million peoples subscribe to ASB with total fund size of more than RM70 billion. At this size, ASB is the biggest funds that manage by ASNB.

Have you ever wondering where do ASB invest investor’s money?

In summary, ASB invest 86% of the total funds size in Malaysia Stock Market. The remaining is in cash or other income instrument.

The following table show which company that ASB invest into & also unitholder distribution for financial end 2009.

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Comparison Between Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad Funds

ASNB

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.

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What is ASB-Overdraft (ASB-OD)?

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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

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Can PNB Sustain Returns?

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.

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Online Facility for ASB Investments

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Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) and Maybank jointly launched Malaysia’s first online facility for making additional investments in ASB units. With this facility, ASB investors can top up their ASB account online via Maybank2u.com, without the need to visit a Maybank branch or Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad’s (ASNB) office.

The new service marks a milestone as it offers ASB investors the convenience of making additional investments via Maybank2u.com from anywhere in the world. Another unique feature of this service is that it accepts additional investments to third party ASB accounts, thus allowing family members or guardians to invest for their loved ones.