What Is Capital Markets

WHAT IS THE CAPITAL MARKET?

“Capital market channels funds from providers of capital to those who need it in the form of equity or debt or a combination of these instruments.”

The capital market channels funds from providers of capital to those who need it…

Investors

Investors include individual, institutions, government, etc.

    • Broad range of products with varying risk-return profile
    • Investor protection through fair & orderly markets

Capital market

Funds intermediated through  

    • Exchange
    • Investment banks
    • Asset managers
    • Unit trust companies
    • Brokers
    • Venture capital

Issuers

Financing for start-ups to large long-term projects;

  • Access to diverse sources of financing
  • Competitive cost

CAPITAL MARKET PRODUCTS INCLUDE:

Securities such as debentures, stocks, shares or bonds

Derivatives

Private Retirement Schemes

Unit Trust Scheme

Any product or arrangement which is based on securities or derivatives, or any combination thereof

Any other product which the Minister may prescribe as a capital market product

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