Tuesday, April 23

Maybank Kim Eng wins Finance


Asia’s best broker award in Thailand and Philippines

KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Kim Eng’s Thailand and Philippines operations have been awarded ‘Best Broker’ by FinanceAsia in its Country Awards.

This was a result of FinanceAsia’s annual look at the best financial services firms in various Asian markets, Malayan Banking Bhd said in a statement yesterday.

“This is the second consecutive year Maybank Kim Eng Securities (Thailand) has captured first place in this category.

“This year, Maybank Kim Eng Securities (Thailand) is planning on continuing to expand its network by opening three new branches, bringing its reach to 45 branches nationwide with over 700 qualified investment professionals,” it said.

Maybank Kim Eng Securities (Thailand) is Thailand’s largest securities firm, and has been the number one brokerage for 10 years running in terms of market share.

By the end of June this year, its domestic investors will be able to trade in four key overseas markets – Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and United States (NASDAQ and New York Stock Exchange).

“Access to additional markets is being planned for the future,” Maybank said. — Bernama