KUALA LUMPUR, 11 June 2019 – Bursa Malaysia Berhad today launched Bursa Anywhere, a new mobile app that allows individual investors to access a wide range of central depository services (CDS) anywhere at anytime.
It is the first-of-its-kind mobile depository services in ASEAN and second only in Asia, after Taiwan.
Bursa Malaysia Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Muhamad Umar Swift stated, Bursa Anywhere will become the one place for retail investors to go and manage all things to their CDS accounts.
“We aim to deliver a remarkable in-your-hands experience to the nearly 2 million CDS account holders, providing the needed access to information, movements, and trends that can open up new possibilities for them,” said Datuk Umar.
“It will provide investors with a seamless experience that will not only facilitate their efficiency but also usher in a new era of empowerment and control,” he added.
Chairman of MIBA Stockbroking Committee, Lok Eng Hong commented this service created an interconnected market among investors, the exchange and brokers.
Bursa Anywhere is available to download from Google Play and Apple App Store and can be used by individual depositors upon registration of the service.