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Penang Workshop: Getting Started with Bond Investment May 15, 2017
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Penang Workshop: Getting Started with Bond Investment


“Not to put all our eggs into one basket” is an advice that we always hear when it comes to investing. In order to avoid concentration risk in our investment portfolio, we will need to diversify the risks by investing into different asset classes. While some of you may already be familiar with bond funds, it is also important for you to explore investing in bonds, on top of your unit trust and stock investment.

What will be covered?

  1. Features of Bond
  2. Differences: Bonds Vs Bond Funds, Savings/Fixed Deposit, and Stocks
  3. Bond market trading
  4. Problems in the current bond market
  5. iFAST’s role in the bond market
  6. Who can invest in bonds?

How can you benefit from this workshop?

  1. Have a better understanding on the basics of bonds and risks involved
  2. Be more confident of using bonds as one of the investment tools
  3. Have the opportunity to ask our bond experts any questions on bond investment

This seminar is suitable for anyone who is new to bond investments and interested to know more about the fundamentals of bond.

Speaker’s Biography

Jeff Ooi Jun Fong
Bond Dealer, Fixed Income Division

Mr. Jeff is currently a bond dealer of iFAST Capital Sdn Bhd whereby he is responsible for dealing bonds and providing advice for investing in bonds. Prior to this, he was a Treasury Dealer in Public Bank Berhad, dealing in foreign exchange, money market instruments, and derivatives. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Finance from the Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) with First Class Honours. He obtained the Pasaran Kewangan Malaysia Certificate, a professional qualification jointly awarded by ACI-Financial Market Association of Malaysia and the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB) in year 2016. Also, he obtained his Capital Markets and Services Representative License in 2017 from the Securities Commission Malaysia and is currently a 2017 Level I candidate in the CFA® program.

Registration is free and open to public. Click on the Register button below!

Seats are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.


11.00am - 11.30am 
11.30am - 12.30pm
Getting Started with Bond Investment

Jeff Ooi Jun Fong

12.30pm- 1.30pm


Event Details

27 May 2017 (Saturday)
11.00am - 1.30pm

Deluxcious Cuisine & Cafe
17A, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, 10050, Penang. (Location Map)

Register button (KL)


Participants are encouraged to attend this event 15 minutes before the starting time.

For further enquiries, please call us at (03) 2149 0567(KL) or drop us an email at investhelp.my@fundsupermart.com. Alternatively, you can get real time assistance with our Live Chat!

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