Bursa Trade Securities (26 November 2008) 

Dear E'Invest Client,

A new equities trading system, Bursa Trade Securities ("BTS"), will be implemented by Bursa Malaysia to replace the current trading platform, scheduled to be on 1 December 2008.

Under the new BTS system, Bursa Malaysia has changed the trading phases, added some new information, and amended some trading rules.

Below is the summary of the changes. Please note that the summary is not exhaustive. Please consult your Dealer's Representative or refer to
Bursa Malaysia website for more information.

(1) New Trading Phases

Trading PhaseMorning SessionAfternoon Session
Pre-Opening8.30am - 9.00am2.00pm - 2.30pm
Matching at Theoretical Opening Price ("TOP")9.00am2.30pm
Continuous Trading9.00am - 12.15pm2.30pm - 4.45pm
Pre-Closing12.15pm - 12.20pm4.45pm - 4.50pm
Matching at Theoretical Closing Price ("TCP")12.20pm4.50pm
Trading At Last12.20pm - 12.30pm4.50pm - 5.00pm

Orders can be entered but matching will not take place during this time. The opening prices will be calculated based on orders received and will be displayed under TOP field at "Trading Hall".

Orders can be entered but matching will not take place during this time. Closing prices will be calculated and will be displayed at TOP field.

Trading At Last
Only orders at Theoretical Closing Price can be entered and matching will be done during this session. Any orders submitted with prices not equivalent to the Closing Price of the counter will be rejected.

(2) New Information
  • New information such as Theoretical Opening Price (TOP), Last Adjusted Closing Price (LACP) and Trading Phase (TP);
  • Additional 2 levels of best buy and sell prices (best bid) for Board Lot;
  • Additional information for Odd Lot such as 5 levels of best buy and sell prices; and
  • Stock tracker for Odd Lot in figure and chart.
Under the E’Invest system, the stock information to be displayed at "Trading Hall" can be customized by clicking on Tools -> Setting -> Screen View -> Column. You may add, remove or re-arrange the various fields available.

(3) Odd Lot Order

Please note that under the new BTS, odd lot order can be partially matched. Under our enhanced E'Invest system, odd lot order can be entered as Session, Day or Good-till-date order.

Please note that your PC must meet the minimum system requirements below in order to view the new BTS information on HWANGDBS-E'Invest:
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP or later version;
  • Application: Java Version 6 (JRE 1.6) and above;
  • Browser: Internet Explorer 6.0 and above; and
  • PC Memory: 512MB and higher.
If you need any assistance, please contact our E-Services helpdesk at 1-800-88-5288 or 04-2630050 during office hours (Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 6.00pm) or email us at eservices@hdbs.com.my.

Thank you.

E-Services Unit
Previous Announcement:
New Trading Hall for Bursa Trade Securities - 18 July 2008
Launch Of New HWANGDBS-E'Invest Online Trading: BM - 3 December 2007
Launch Of New HWANGDBS-E'Invest Online Trading: PG, TP, SP, IP - 29 Octoboer 2007
Launch Of New HWANGDBS-E'Invest Online Trading: KU, KK - 24 September 2007
Launch Of New HWANGDBS-E'Invest Online Trading: JB, SB, CH, BB - 20 August 2007
Launch Of New HWANGDBS-E'Invest Online Trading: SA, TTDI, SJ - 06 August 2007
New HWANGDBS-E'Invest: Monitoring Portfolio, Order Status & Trading Reports - 02 August 2007
New HWANGDBS-E'Invest: Registration Period To Be Extended - 30 March 2007
New HWANGDBS-E'Invest: Internet Stock Trading System - 07 March 2007