ASNB Declares 6.35 Sen Dividend for ASD in 2010


Amanah Saham Nasional Bhd (ASNB), a wholly-owned unit of Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB), announced an income distribution of 6.35 sen per unit for Amanah Saham Didik (ASD) for the financial year ending June 30 2010.

The income distribution would involve a total payment of RM207.75 million, an increase of 33.50 per cent compared with RM155.59 million paid last year. As of June 2010,there are 293,504 unit holders who collectively owned 3.59 billion units.

Until June 11, 2010, ASD recorded a gross income of RM258.33 million with dividend income from investee companies contributing RM89.09 million or 34.49 per cent to the total income.

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Online ASNB Funds Top Up with CIMBClicks


Recently, Permodalan Nasional Bhd and CIMB Bank unveiled CIMB Clicks Amanah Saham Nasional Bhd (ASNB) Funds Top Up Facility

This online facility allows all registered ASNB investors, who have a CIMB Clicks account to make additional investments in five fixed-price unit trust funds managed by ASNB.

The five funds are Amanah Saham Bumiputera (ASB), Amanah Saham Malaysia (ASM), Amanah Saham Didik (ASD), Amanah Saham Wawasan 2020 (ASW2020) and Amanah Saham 1Malaysia (AS 1Malaysia).

Third party top up is also accepted under this service, thus allowing family members or guardians to invest for their loved one.

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Comparison Between Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad Funds


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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Historical ASD Dividend Rate Since 2002


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.

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