by NUR HANANI AZMAN / pic by TMR FILE
AMANAH Saham Nasional Berhad (ASNB), the wholly-owned unit trust management company of Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) officially launched its latest unit trust fund, ASN Equity Global today.
This is the first ASNB fund that focuses entirely on global equities, offering all Malaysians the opportunity to diversify their investments in the international market.
The launch of ASNB’s latest fund was officiated by PNB Group Chairman, Tun Arifin Zakaria during the launch of Minggu Saham Digital 2021 (MSD 2021).
PNB president and group CEO Ahmad Zulqarnain Onn said as at November 15, 2021, more than 740 million units have been subscribed by more than 14,000 investors since ASN Equity Global was first offered in the market on September 1, 2021.
“ASN Equity Global is ASNB’s effort to introduce a contemporary investment concept that meets the objective of investors who want to gain returns through the global equity market. This fund is also suitable for investors who have higher risk tolerance and seek higher returns in the long run.
“Investors can easily monitor their investment performance on the myASNB portal and application as well as internet banking, and enjoy lower sales charges,” he said.
In conjunction with MSD 2021 which runs from 17 to 23 November 2021, ASNB is offering a waiver on sales charges for all investments over RM1,000 in any variable price funds through the myASNB portal and application.
Themed #LaburBersama, MSD 2021 aiming to educate and enhance public understanding on savings and investment in an edutainment format, whilst showcasing PNB’s portfolio of companies and their business operations.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob who made a special appearance via a video conference, congratulated PNB for its continuous initiative to hold the annual financial literacy event on the digital platform.