The market has shown enhanced activities following the recent introduction of the second package of financial market development measures, according to Bank Negara’s Financial Markets Committee.
In a statement recently, the committee noted that greater interest in emerging market financial assets globally has also resulted in an increase of non-resident investments into the domestic bond market with smaller volume into the equity market.
Eastspring Investments Bhd on 29 May 2017 announced the gross income distribution for Eastspring Investments Asian High Yield Bond MY Fund. The Fund is a wholesale feeder fund which aims to maximise income and capital appreciation by investing in the Eastspring Investments-Asian High Yield Bond Fund (Target Fund), which invest primarily* in Asian high yield bonds.
Eastspring Investments Berhad last week announced the launch of the Eastspring Investments Islamic Small-cap Fund. This is a Shariah-compliant equity fund that provides another option to diversify into small-cap stocks which can potentially enhance portfolio returns in the long-run.
The initial offer period for the Fund runs for a period of twenty-one (21) days commencing from 25 May 2017 and closing on 14 June 2017.