Bursa Malaysia, FTSE to Launch New Indices

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Bursa Malaysia has announced details of a series of six new indices that will replace a system that did not follow International Index Construction Standards. The series, which will launch on June 26, will cover all of the Malaysian market and was developed with index provider FTSE.

According to a presentation to stakeholders this month, the current EMAS Index series does not provide free float or liquidity tests to new indices, which have been concerns for market users.

The new indices will

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