Tough six months for EPF

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Tough six months for EPF

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The fact that the EPF undertook a write-down of RM1.09bil in 1Q of 2022 for listed equities – almost equivalent to the write-down of RM1.15bil done for 2021 – is likely a sign of deterioration in investment performance.

While earnings-generation from equities, which continued to be EPF’s main income contributor, was impacted by the market slowdown, Amir Hamzah said the provident fund managed to leverage on its portfolio position to capitalise on additional gains.

PETALING JAYA: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is off to a bad start in 2022 after its investment income tumbled by nearly 18% year-on-year in the first quarter (1Q).

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Author / Journalist: GANESHWARAN KANA

Category: Economy

Topics: Amir Hamzah Azizan RPF Corporate News Dividends Geoffrey Williams /Business/Business News Personal Finance

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Published On: 2022-06-22, 00:00:00

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Language: English

Reading Time: 7 minutes read

Article Length: 1168 words

Coverage Area: Malaysia

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News ID: 2698

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