The 19th Malaysian Capital Market Summit

The 19th Malaysian Capital Market Summit

The Changing Market Landscape: Sustaining the Growth

24th November 2014 | Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur


Malaysia has achieved economic strong performance in the 1st half of 2014 with GDP growth of 6.2%. In the 2nd quarter, the GDP grew by 6.4%. In the World Bank Report on ease of doing business, Malaysia was ranked the 6th most business friendly country. In the AT Kearney FDI Confidence Index released in June 2014, Malaysia jumped from 25th position to 12th position whereas in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report, Malaysia rose to 20th most competitive out of 144 countries and ahead of Australia, France and Korea. Budget 2015 also focuses on fiscal consolidation.


All these macro-economic trends augur well for the capital market. The changing market landscape has seen positive improvements this year with the market index reaching new highs. The focus on equitable and inclusive growth will also ensure stability and sustainability. The Executive Chairman of the Securities Commission has said that the Malaysian capital market offers the 3C’s – Choice, Consistency and Competitive returns.


The 19th Malaysian Capital Market will focus on Malaysia’s economic outlook and challenges and how these will impact on the capital market. Many measures have been taken to strengthen the capital market. The annual Malaysian Capital Market Summit provides a meeting of minds to feel the pulse of the economy and the tempo of development in Malaysia and to determine the directions the Malaysian economy will take in the coming year.


The annual series of ASLI’s Malaysian Capital Market Summit is a landmark programme that have been addressed by Prime Ministers, Finance Ministers and Securities Commission Chairmen. It provides timely and reliable information and analysis to investors and market players. It is a high level gathering of industry players, fund managers, investment analysts and research houses to discuss issues of strategic importance to the market. The Summit provides participants with updates on key trends, risk management, future opportunities and major issues.