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UBS launches Direct Market Access in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur | | Media Releases APAC

In line with its commitment to providing its clients with best-in-class access to the equity markets throughout Asia, UBS has launched Direct Market Access (DMA) on Malaysia's national stock exchange, Bursa Malaysia, and rolled out it's leading edge proprietary execution management system, UBS Sapphire.

UBS Malaysia DMA, as with all UBS DMA systems, is a zero touch anonymous trading platform that allows clients to execute orders entirely electronically so increasing speed of execution and ensuring 100% anonymity.

The introduction of DMA in Malaysia coincides with the launch of the new trading platform at Bursa Malaysia on December 1st, which will benefit clients by improving the speed and capacity of execution and broadening order type flexibility.

The Malaysia index is outperforming its regional peers by 20%1 and continues to attract more liquidity and interest with its continued investment into technology.

"UBS is committed to broadening the depth and quality of its execution services throughout Asia and providing clients with the necessary tools by which to gain access to a diverse universe of coverage and trading options," said Laurent COMBALOT, Head of Client Trading and Execution, Asian Equities.

1 Source: Bloomberg

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