Post Budget 2020: Outlook and Perspectives for the Economy & Capital Market Businesses

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Post Budget 2020: Outlook and Perspectives for the Economy & Capital Market Businesses

Post Budget 2020: Outlook and Perspectives for the economy & capital market businesses

Dates:  18 October 2019 (8.30am - 12.15pm) 
Venue: Securities Commission Malaysia
Accreditation: SIDC 5 CPE Eligible


Budget 2020 is slated to be tabled on 11 October 2019 by Finance Minister YB Lim Guan Eng. It will focus on Malaysia’s target to become a developed nation through high-quality growth that includes all segment of the society. Budget 2020 will be themed "Shared Prosperity: Sustainable And Inclusive Growth Towards High Income Economy" and being the 2nd Budget under Pakatan Harapan government, this Budget 2020 is much anticipated by companies and businesses to ensure that they can continue to exist and thrive in today’s digital economy.

How will Budget 2020 impact our economy and the capital market? Get an in-depth analysis and a fresh perspective on the 2020 Budget as well as insights into pertinent policy changes and its impact on our economy and the capital market in this comprehensive half-day programme. Join our industry experts as they present their views on the Budget’s strategies, salient aspects of the changes and its impact on our economy and the capital market.

  • Programme Delivery

    Programme Objective

    This programme aims to give participants new insights on the latest 2020 Budget proposals, its impact on the economy and capital market and the outlook for 2020.

    Learning Outcomes
    By the end of this programme participants will be able to:
    • identify the key highlights of Budget 2020;
    • recognise the key tax changes presented in the 2020 Budget proposals; and
    • discuss the Budget’s implications on the Malaysian economy and capital market.

    ICF Competencies Covered

    • Foundational (Product Knowledge) - Capital Market Environment (FOP01), Capital Market Fundamentals (FOP02)
    • Functional (Technical Skills) – Market Analysis (FUT06)

    Target Audience

    Individuals
    Fund managers, wealth managers, investors, dealers’ representatives, investment analysts, corporate finance officers, financial planners
     
    Institutions
    Asset management companies, investment and commercial banks, stockbroking firms, advisory firms, public listed companies and SMEs.
  • Programme Outline

     
     
    Time Description
    9.00 am 2020 MALAYSIAN BUDGET:  A SESSION WITH YB DR ONG KIAN-MING, DEPUTY MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRY (MITI)
    • Malaysia’s Economy and Capital Market at A Glance
    • Salient Points of Budget 2020
    • Ongoing trade war between the US and China
    Speaker: YB Dr Ong Kian-Ming, Deputy Minister Of International Trade And Industry (MITI)
    Interviewer:  Kamarul Bahrin Haron, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Astro Awani
     
    The Finance Minister has announced that Budget 2020 will be themed "Shared Prosperity: Sustainable And Inclusive Growth Towards High Income Economy". According to him, sustainable growth must essentially be private sector driven, with the government providing the environment of a well-regulated eco-system based on rule of law, competitive environment, transparency, competency, sound economic fundamentals, and safe and secure environment. Both inclusive and sustainable growth must try to establish an entrepreneurial economy centred on 4P partnership of the public sector, private sector, professionals and people.
     
    In this session, YB Dr Ong Kian-Ming would provide a macro perspective on Malaysia’s economy with emphasis on the capital market. He would then highlight the salient points of the Budget 2020 concerning shared prosperity and sustainable and inclusive growth. Additionally, he would deliberate on risk scenarios caused by the ongoing trade war between the US and China as the Government seeks to capitalise on trade diversions to Malaysia.
    10.15 am Coffee Break & Networking Session
    10.45 am PANEL DISCUSSION: 2020 BUDGET
     
    “ Impact and Outlook on Malaysia’s Economy and Capital Market”
    • 2020 Budget: Analysis Breakdown
    • Potential Impact on Malaysia’s Economy and Capital Market
    • 2020 Outlook, Areas of Concern and the Challenges
     
    In this session, the Panellists would cover analysis breakdown of the 2020 Budget and its potential impact on Malaysia’s economy and specifically capital market. They would deliberate on the areas of concern and challenges such as the following:
    • First, on the need to loosen loan procedure so that businesses are able to gain wider access to loans.
    • Second, on taxation matters.
    • Third, are those that relate to the hiring of workers, especially foreign workers.
    • Fourth, some in the private sector think that government bureaucracy can be reduced, and the quality of government delivery can be improved further by simplifying requirements and procedures.
    • Fifth, concerns over the ongoing trade war between the United States and the People’s Republic of China which will impact the country’s economic climate, but is beyond the control of countries like Malaysia.
    • Sixth, is the need to carry our transformations towards Industry 4.0 so that we may be a part of the digital economy, which is necessary to ensure that today’s businesses can continue to exist and thrive in today’s digital economy.
     
    Moderator:  Kamarul Bahrin Haron,  Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Astro Awani 
    Panelists:
    1. Encik Johan Mahmood Merican, Director, National Budget Office, Ministry of Finance
    2. Dr. Mohd Afzanizam Abdul Rashid, Chief Economist, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad 
    3. Dr. Veerinderjeet Singh, Group Chairman , Axcelasia Inc 
    4. Ms Lee Jim Leng, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Hong Leong Investment Bank 
    12.00pm Q&A Session
    12.15pm End of Session
     
     
  • Programme Fees

    Items Fees
    Normal price RM 550 (per pax)
    10 pax or more RM 450 (per pax)