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Gold investment account in Malaysia


Ab Majid, Hafizi and Syed Jaafar Alhabshi, Syed Musa and Janor, Hawati and Niaz Ahmad, Mohd Naseem and Kamarudin, Mohd Faizal (2016) Gold investment account in Malaysia. In: Seminar Kebangsaan Emas dalam Institusi Kewangan di Malaysia, 22 Mac 2016, Hotel Puri Pujangga, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. (pp. 1-14).

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Gold investment in Malaysia offers a rewarding and secure asset class for public through two different methods, physical gold or gold investment account (GIA). This research provides a comprehensive discussion on the GIA in Malaysia, its characteristics, structure and contemporary applications. GIA allows investor to make deposits when gold prices are low and withdraw the funds at profit when the gold price rises. The shariah compliance issues are also discussed. This research follows qualitative research method. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with the banks representatives to gain the information on GIA in Malaysia. Since studies on gold investment account have been scarce compared to other types of investment, this study contributes to the literature and serves as good practices of investor’s guideline.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: Faculty of Economics and Management
Publisher: Jabatan Syariah, Fakulti Pengajian Islam, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Keywords: Gold investment account; Inflation; Investment; Shariah
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2018 16:34
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2018 16:34
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