Kenanga Group wins 6 awards
Focus Malaysia 12 Apr 2019 16:04

Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad (“Kenanga Group”) received multiple accolades at the recent prestigious Bursa Excellence Awards event, taking home 6 awards, out of 18 categories.

A returning recipient to the annual event, Kenanga Group was awarded the following recognition this year, for its achievements in the equity broking and derivatives space:
 Best Trading Participant Equity & Financial Derivatives (Champion)
 Best Institutional Derivatives Trading Participant (Champion)
 Best Remisier (Champion)
 Best Overall Derivatives Trading Participant (1st Runner Up)
 Best Institutional Equities Participating Organisation – Investment Bank (2nd Runner Up)
 Best Retail Equities Participating Organisation – Investment Bank (2nd Runner Up)

The consistent recognition received in the various categories over the years, in particular winning the ‘Best Trading participant Equity and Financial Derivatives’ for the 16th consecutive year, underscores the Group’s efforts in promoting sustainable performance and growth.

“It is an honour to receive these recognitions. We are encouraged by these distinguished awards, which reinforce our commitment towards driving innovations and collaboration in the marketplace. As the largest independent investment bank in the country, we look forward to continue playing our part in shaping the future of capital markets in Malaysia,” said Datuk Chay Wai Leong, Group Managing Director, Kenanga Group.

The event was graced by Dato’ Asri Hamidon, Deputy Secretary General (Investment), Ministry of Finance Malaysia; Datuk Syed Zaid Albar, Chairman, Securities Commission Malaysia; Datuk Shireen Ann Zaharah Muhiudeen, Chairman, Bursa Malaysia Berhad as well as Datuk Muhammad Umar Swift, Chief Executive Officer, Bursa Malaysia Berhad.

Organised by Bursa Malaysia, the Bursa Excellence Awards 2018 was themed “Outthinking, Outlasting, Outstanding”, a tribute to the market participants who successfully navigate various market cycles through perseverance and sound judgement. It recognised their agility, innovativeness and versatility in being able to step up to stay relevant in business. The event featured 18 award categories honouring participating organisations and individuals who helped build the capital market across three segments, namely equities, derivatives and the Islamic capital market.

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