FTSE Group and Bursa Malaysia partnered in 2006 to provide a suite of tradable and investable indices for the Malaysian Market. This enabled the launch of a comprehensive range of real-time indices, which covered all eligible companies listed on the Bursa Malaysia Main and ACE Markets. The indices are designed to measure the performance of the major capital segments of the Malaysian market, dividing it into large, mid, small cap, fledgling and Shariah-compliant series, giving investors a wider selection and the flexibility to measure, invest and create products in these distinct segments.
Key Features and Coverage on RIMES
For the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Index Series, RIMES hosts approximately 1260 companies and 74 indices, primarily FTSE Bursa Malaysia EMAS Indices.
For the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Hijrah Indices, RIMES hosts approximately 90 companies and the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Hijrah Shariah Index.
Some of the data items available include:
- Index Items: Dividend Adjustment Factor, Gross Index, Last Price Date, Market Capitalization, Number of Constituents, Price Index, Year to Date Ex Dividend Adjustment, Yield, etc.
- Company Items: Adjusted Price, Adjustment Factor, Closing Market Capitalization, Dividend Per Share Gross, Exchange Identification Code, Free Float Factor, Gross Investable Market Values, Index Map Symbol, Industry Level 1-4, Investable Factor, Investable Market Value, Investable Shares Outstanding, Investable Weight, Market Identifier Code, Market Value, Net Adjustment Factor, Next Date of Portfolio, Raw Adjustment Factor, Sedol Code, Shares Outstanding, Source Country Code, Total Return, Unadjusted Price, Weight in Index, etc.