3 Things You Need To Know About The Malaysia Stock Market This Month

Welcome to Monday! Here are three things about Malaysia’s stock market and investing in general that you might want to look at today and over the rest of the month.

  1. It is all about blue chip last month. Learn more about three companies we have highlighted this month on the Malaysia stock exchange (Bursa Malaysia). The first being Axiata Group Bhd (KLSE:6888.KL), a telecommunication giant in Malaysia. The company is the only telco that has invested outside of Malaysia. Similar to the business model of Singapore Telecommunication Limited (SGX: Z74), it has stakes in many telcos around Asia, including Singapore, with its 28.3% stake in M1 Ltd (SGX: B2F). Find out more about this company here.
  2. One of the largest conglomerates in Bursa Malaysia, Malaysia’s stock market, is PPB Group Bhd (KLSE:4065.KL). The company is actually the largest shareholder of Singapore-listed Wilmar International Ltd (SGX: F34). Find out more about this massive conglomerate here.
  3. Bursa Malaysia is home to many local subsidiaries of multi-national companies. One such company is British American Tobacco Malaysia Berhad(KLSE: BAT.KL; KLSE: 4162.KL). The tobacco company is now the largest cigarette producer in the country and has generated great results for its investors over the last decade. Find out more about BAT Malaysia here.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. Motley Fool Singapore writer Stanley Lim does not own shares in any companies mentioned above.