What Is Capital Markets

WHAT IS 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 instruments with
    • Varying risk-return profile
    • Investor protection
    • Fair & orderly markets
    • Ethical conduct & enforcement

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; debt restructuring and balance sheet liquidity

  • Access to diverse
  • Sources of financing
  • Low costs
  • Efficient

CAPITAL MARKET PRODUCTS INCLUDE:

Securities, debentures, stocks, shares or bonds

Derivatives

Private Retirement Scheme

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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