Macroeconomic determinants of Malaysian stock market: case in KLCI / Muhammad Arif Ab Samah

Ab Samah, Muhammad Arif (2014) Macroeconomic determinants of Malaysian stock market: case in KLCI / Muhammad Arif Ab Samah. [Student Project] (Unpublished)


The purpose of this research is to determine the significant relationship between macroeconomics variables and the stock equity market in Malaysia. The researcher
will use Kuala Lumpur Composite Index as the main indicator for dependent variables and the macroeconomic variables comprises of money supply, industrial production,
gross domestic product, inflation rate and interest rate. In order to determine the relationship between the five (5) macroeconomics variable and the Kuala Lumpur
Composite Index (KLCI), this project paper used quarterly basis during the period from 2004-2013 and E-views software is applied to analyze it. The scope of study for
the research is within Malaysia. A part from that, this study employs proxy to a few of the selected macroeconomic variables such as KLCI for stock index, BLR for interest rate, CPI for inflation rate and M2 for money supply. Therefore, the data analysis plan for this research is Multiple Linear Regression Model in order to analyze the data. Based on the previous study, it was found that two of the economic
variables, interest rate and inflation rate have a negative relationship towards the KLCI while money supply and GDP have negative relationship towards KLCI. Additionally, in contrast with the above study, the researcher found out there are past research claims that all independent variable is significant with all macroeconomic variables therefore all the independent variable have positive relationship with
dependent variable.


Item Type: Student Project
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Ab Samah, Muhammad Arif
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Macroeconomics
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Investment, capital formation, speculation > Stock price indexes. Stock quotations
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Johor > Segamat Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Keywords: UiTM Cawangan Johor, Macroeconomic, Stock market, KLCI
Date: December 2014
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