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1 May 2020

SPECIAL INVESTMENT COMMENTARY 25 MAR 2020

Don’t Let Panic Drive Your Decisions. Just Like Before, Market Corrections Provide Compelling Opportunities. Remain Invested For Long-Term Benefits. Photo Source: MSN As a result of the global Covid-19 pandemic outbreak, markets around the world have declined sharply in a rapid and unprecedented movement. In reaction, we have seen loose monetary policy and stimulus measures announced by central banks, aiming to limit the economic impact of the pandemic outbreak. In addition, countries have announced measures to control the pandemic such…

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1 May 2020

MARKET COMMENTARY 16 MAR 2020

Dear unitholders, The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared COVID-19 as a global pandemic, given how far the coronavirus has spread and its devastating global impacts. The last time WHO used the word pandemic was in 2009, when a novel H1N1 strain of influenza swept across the globe. As at the time of writing, there are 169,610 confirmed COVID-19 cases throughout theworld, with 6,518 deaths,and 77,776 recovered*. The virus’s spread has resulted in investors analysing the downside scenarios, digesting the…

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1 May 2020

MARKET COMMENTARY 26 FEB 2020

Dear unit holders, As we are aware, there were interesting events influencing the market over the past few days including Malaysian political scene and Covid-19. As a respond to this uncertainties, domestic market fell significantly, with KLCI losing as much as 40 points (-2.6%) within one day and closed at 1490 level. This level had breached the previous technical support of 1517 points and 1500 points, implying further downside risk is imminent. FBM Shariah index on the other hand fell…

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9 Jan 2020

FUNDS POWERED BY AI

Funds driven by artificial intelligence (AI) arrived on our shores in 2015, when BIMB Investment Management Bhd launched its multi-currency shariah and environmental, social and governance-compliant (ESG) global equity fund in partnership with UK-based quant firm Arabesque Asset Management Holding Ltd.

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9 Jan 2020

BIMB INVESTMENT RELAUNCHED GLOBAL SHARIAH-ESG EQUITY FUND FOR RETAIL INVESTORS

KUALA LUMPUR, 17 October 2019: BIMB Investment Management Berhad (“BIMB Investment”) today announced the launch of the long-awaited Global Shariah-ESG Equity fund for retail investors in conjunction with BIMB Investment’s ESG Investment Talk 2019: “Sustainability for Financial Rewards” at The Ritz Carlton Kuala Lumpur. The BIMB-ARABESQUE i Global Dividend Fund 1 (“BiGDF1”), Malaysia’s first Artificial Intelligence Fund and the nation’s largest global shariah equity fund was previously launched in November 2015 for sophisticated investors with initial investment of RM30,000 is…

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9 Jan 2020

BIMB INVESTMENT WINS THE BEST ISLAMIC ASSET & FUND MANAGER 2019 AND THE BEST ESG FUND MANAGER 2019 AWARDS FOR ACHIEVEMENTS IN ESG AND SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT

KUALA LUMPUR, 26 Sept: BIMB Investment Management Berhad (BIMB Investment) has won the Best Islamic Asset & Fund Manager 2019 in Malaysia award for the third consecutive year and the first fund manager to win the Best Risk-Adjusted Returns for ESG Principle Investments Fund Manager 2019 award at the Alpha Southeast Asia Best Islamic Finance Awards 2019, held at Sofitel Kuala Lumpur, Damansara today. Alpha Southeast Asia’s Best Islamic Finance Awards recognizes leaders in Islamic Finance that have made significant…

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9 Jan 2020

IBRAHIM SANI’S NOTEPAD: BIMB INVESTMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENTS

BIMB Investment Management Berhad is now an official signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI). This makes them the only bank-backed Islamic Asset Manager in Malaysia and Southeast Asia to be a signatory of the responsible investment initiative. Ibrahim Sani speaks with their CEO on the way forward for them, and for Islamic banking. http://english.astroawani.com/malaysia-videos/ibrahim-sanis-notepad-bimb-sustainable-investments-493702

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9 Jan 2020

BIMB INVESTMENT SIGNS THE UNITED NATIONS-SUPPORTED PRINCIPLES FOR RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT (UNPRI)

KUALA LUMPUR: BIMB Investment Management Berhad (BIMB Investment) has taken the lead among investment managers in the region in becoming an official signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI). BIMB Investment is the only bank-backed Islamic Asset Manager in Malaysia and Southeast Asia to be a signatory of the responsible investment initiative, together with other 23 leading investment managers in the region. The objective of the UNPRI group is to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors…

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20 Jun 2019

BIMB INVESTMENT WINS ESG ASSET MANAGER OF THE YEAR AWARD 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: BIMB Investment Management Berhad (BIMB Investment), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad was awarded ESG Asset Manager of the Year 2019 by The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2019, an award in recognition of its significant contributions and achievements in ESG, sustainability and asset management in Asia. The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards are the industry’s most prestigious awards, in what has become one of the fastest growing and most promising niches of global…

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