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Trust companies related to Unit Trust schemes

This is a list of 14 registered Trust companies in Malaysia which are related to Unit Trust schemes, that is, offering Trust services to Unit Trust companies, as provided by the Securities Commission. This list is effective as at 31 … Continue reading

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Should you sell off your family home?

I met up with a client about a week ago. Owing to some developments in her family, she had some doubts about re-writing her Will. Originally, she had included two of her children as beneficiaries but now, she wanted to … Continue reading

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New EPF rule to impact on unit trust investment

From The Malaysia Insider today, a news report about an impending change to the EPF’s rule regarding regarding a contributor’s use of his EPF savings for investments in Unit Trusts: “The EPF will revise upwards the basic savings quantum of … Continue reading

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Property investment clubs

More than a decade ago, people were talking about wine investment. Maybe wine investment clubs are still around but I haven’t heard any new development for a very long time. Several years ago, I had my first whiff of a … Continue reading

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Investment fallacies

A US-BASED professor has slammed the financial industry for perpetuating investment fallacies that do little to educate retail investors about risk and return, writes Genevieve Cua in Singapore’s The Business Times. These fallacies include the oft-repeated maxim that diversification reduces … Continue reading

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REIT growth held back by (lack of) incentives

This article by TonyCHGoh is extracted from The Edge online edition on 21 July 2008: KUALA LUMPUR: Although most real estate investment trust (REIT) valuations are relatively cheap now, declining well below their current net asset value (NAV) per unit … Continue reading

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