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SIDC Workshop Series - Exchange Traded Funds Explained

SIDC Workshop Series - Exchange Traded Funds Explained

Dates:  10 October 2018 (8.30am - 12.30pm) 
Venue: Securities Commission Malaysia
Accreditation: SIDC CPE-approved: 5 CPE points

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) has emerged as one of the most innovative financial market instruments of the 20th century and have provided investors with the advantage of risk diversification with low fees, tax efficiency and transparent holdings. Nowadays, technology has also challenged ETF firms, with its power to radically alter the way investment advice and products are offered. Financial services firms now need to consider developing new strategies to adapt or change in planning, managing, servicing, or distributing ETFs.

  • Programme Delivery

    Programme Objective

    The programme aims to provide the latest updates in relation to the ETF industry as well as the regulatory changes and issues pertinent to the industry.

    Learning Outcomes

    At the end of the programme, participants will be able to:
    • identify the components of the Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) ecosystem;
    • recognise the latest developments and trends of the local and regional ETF industry;
    • analyse the impact of the current digital innovation in relation to ETF industry; and
    • discuss current issues, challenges and potentials facing the ETF industry.


    Presentations and case study discussions.

    Target Audience

    Dealers’ representative, remisiers, regulators (SC and Bursa), wealth mangers, fund managers, investment analysts, financial planners, investors
    Investment banks, commercial banks, stockbroking companies, ETF providers, public listed companies


    Foundational (Product Knowledge) - Capital Market Fundamentals,  Capital Market Environment
    Functional (Technical Skills) - Market Analysis
  • Programme Outline

    8.30 am Registration
     9.00 am
    The Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) Ecosystem
    • What is Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)
    • Who are the players in the ETF ecosystem
    • ETF value proposition
    • The Malaysian ETF industry landscape
    • The Malaysian ETF regulatory updates
    9.45 am Discussion: Latest Trends, Growth and Developments in the Exchange Traded Fund
    • Regional developments in ETF industry
    • How Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) in Malaysia has been performing since its introduction
    • ETF appeal: What do investors look for in ETF
    • Understanding investors’ appetite in ETF industry
    • Awareness programme initiatives by  the exchanges around the region
    10.30 am Refreshments
    11.00 am
     Discussions: Enhancing the ETF Market
    • Is the market ready for more ETF
    • Impact of the digital innovation in the ETF industry
    • How does corporate governance play a role in moving the industry forward
    Issues and challenges of the ETF industry from the perspectives of regulator, industry player and investor
    12.30 pm Lunch  and End of Programme
  • Programme Fees

    Normal Price