Biggest and Largest

Banks

Finally, the merger between Hong Leong bank & EON bank has completed. This exercise creates Malaysian fourth largest bank based on assets size & market capitalization.

The table below shows the ranking of Malaysian Banks based on assets size and  market capitalization as of early 2011.

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The Forbes Global 2000 is an annual ranking of the top 2000 public companies in the world features in Forbes magazine. The ranking is based on four criteria namely  Sales, Profit, Assets and Market value.

The ranking was first published in 2003 and it is a useful indicator for leading public companies in the world.

For 2011 ranking, there are 20 Malaysian companies listed which represent 1 percent of companies in the list.

The table below is top 20 of 2011 Forbes Global 2000 and all the position of Malaysian companies in the list.

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Stock Exchange

2010 was a good year for stock market world wide. Most of them are in positive territory and growth except for those country that affected by economic crisis such as Greece.

The following table shows world’s largest stock exchange  in terms of market capitalization as of 31st December 2010.

Bursa Malaysia retain its 24th position since Q3 2010 with 24% increase in market capitalization.

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The are many Stock Broker or also know as Participating Organization which license to trade in Bursa Malaysia. Full list can be found in Bursa Malaysia website here.

The table below shows top 15 largest stock brokers trade in Bursa Malaysia in 2010 based on Trading Value and Trading Volume.

The largest stock broker by trading value was CIMB Investment Bank with 9.80 percent from total trading value. On the other hand, the largest trading volume was OSK Investment Bank with 10.70 percent of 2010 trading volume. Seem like, people who trade via OSK like to invest in penny stock!.

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pension funds

The following data are as of early 2010. Two (2) Malaysia pension funds namely Employees Provident Funds (EPF) and Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (KWAP) listed in top 300 world’s largest pension funds.

In 2010, EPF is at number 19 from the top 300 pension funds drop from number 18 in 2008.  However, the total assets grow to USD109.0 billion from USD98.8 billion in the same period.

KWAP, Malaysian second largest pension funds is at number 148 in 2010 with USD19.1 billion assets up from position 160 with USD16.0 billion assets in 2009.

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