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Kenanga Investment Bank Named ‘Best Overall Equities Participating Organisation’ Champion For The Second Year Running At The Bursa Excellence Awards

Kuala Lumpur, 1 April 2022 – Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad (“Kenanga”), country’s leading independent investment bank, was awarded Champion for Best Overall Equities Participating Organisation at the coveted annual Bursa Excellence Awards, marking Kenanga’s second consecutive year receiving this prestigious accolade.

Kenanga Group was recognised in four categories:

  • Best Overall Equities Participating Organisation (Champion)
  • Best Retail Equities Participating Organisation – Investment Bank (Champion)
  • Best Institutional Derivatives Trading Participant (Champion)
  • Best Overall Derivatives Trading Participant (2nd Runner Up)

This marks the second time Kenanga has been awarded Champion ‘Best Retail Equities Participating Organisation’, in addition to winning in the “Best Institutional Derivatives Trading Participant” category since 2014.

Datuk Chay Wai Leong, Group Managing Director of Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad who received the awards at the ceremony last night said, “It is an absolute honour to be awarded in multiple categories once again. We thank Bursa Malaysia for their recognition as it is an endorsement of the Group’s continuous efforts to innovation, given the complexity and challenges of the past year. These awards also serve as encouragement for the Group to further strengthen our commitment towards excellence.”

Honouring top performing brokers and intermediaries, the 10th Bursa Excellence Awards, themed “Driving Possibilities, Elevating Excellence”, was graced by Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Bin Omar, Chairman of Bursa Malaysia Berhad, as well as Datuk Muhamad Umar Swift, Chief Executive Officer of Bursa Malaysia Berhad.

Disclaimer: *Year to date based on Bursa Malaysia’s Participating Organisations (POs) Trading Summary

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