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Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (BMSB)

Bursa Malaysia is the primary securities exchange in Malaysia. In addition to equities trading, BMSB also offers trading in derivatives and provides for Shariah-compliant trading.

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Currency: Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)

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Trading Summary

Bursa Malaysia operates a fully electronic trading system accessible only by participating organizations. For more information, see the Trading Procedures page.

Order Types

  • Limit Buy/Sell→ShortSell (Day)

Basic Market Rules

  • Lot Size: 100 shares.
  • Tick Size: varies by price, as follows:
Price Range Tick Size (Sen)
Below RM1.00 0.05
RM1.00 up to RM9.99 0.01
RM10.00 up to RM99.98 0.02
RM100.00 above 0.10
  • Short Sale Rules: short sales must be declared, and a locate must be obtained prior to shorting. Locates can only be provided on securities approved for Regulated Short Selling; a full list of these securities can be found on the Regulated Short Selling (RSS) page.
  • Circuit Breakers: market-wide circuit breakers are in place for BMSM and are tied to movements of the FTSE-based Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (FBMKLCI) as defined on the Circuit Breaker page.

Auction Mechanisms

The auction mechanisms for the opening and closing auctions are identical and described in more detail on the Theoretical Opening Price page.

Open

1st Session: Pre-opening phase: 08:30:00 - 09:00:00
During this time orders can be entered and cancelled but will not be matched. Orders are matched based on the TOP procedures at 09:00:00.

2nd Session: Pre-opening phase: 14:00:00 - 14:30:00
During this time orders can be entered and cancelled but will not be matched. Orders are matched based on the TOP procedures at 14:30:00.

Close

The closing price is defined by the following closing mechanism:

Auction means an auction conducted in a trading platform in respect to qualifying orders to determine the auction price pursuant to the following process.

  • a) The price at which the matching quantity is maximized
  • b) The price that minimizes the imbalance
  • c) When several prices are used with respect to a) and b), and imbalance of unfilled quantity is on the buy side, then the Theoretical Closing Price (TCP) used is the highest price
  • d) When several prices are used with respect to a) and b), and the imbalance of unfilled quantity is on the sell side, then the TCP is the lowest price
  • e) Closest price to settlement price

Auction Periods

1. Morning Session (09:00 - 12:30)

  • Regular trading orders may be entered, amended, or cancelled
  • Regular matching rules apply

2. Afternoon Session (14:30 - 16:45)

  • Regular trading orders may be entered, amended, or cancelled
  • Regular matching rules apply

3. Pre-Closing (16:45 - 16:50)

  • Closing orders may be entered, amended, or cancelled
  • Orders will not be matched

4. Closing Auction (16:50)

  • No new orders will be accepted
  • Orders entered during the Pre-Closing phase will be matched
  • When orders are matched, the Trading At Last phase will be in effect

5. Trading At Last (16:50-17:00)

  • Only limit orders may be entered and matched at the closing price
  • Orders may be entered, amended, and cancelled

Order Types: Limit orders are eligible to participate in the Closing Auction.

For more information on BMSB trading rules, see the Securities: Rules of Bursa Malaysia Securities page.

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bmsb.txt · Last modified: 2017/03/27 08:59 by maya