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Senior Executive/ Executive - Economics Research & Communications

Public Mutual Berhad
Menara Public Bank 2, Jalan Raja Chulan
Attractive remuneration & benefits, e.g. bonus, medical, dental, loans, retirement benefits, etc.
Closing date
Aug 19, 2024

Job Details

Job responsibilities:

  • To conduct research on various macroeconomic trends of selected economies
  • To keep track of regional and local economic trends and maintain economic database
  • To track the performance of selected equity markets in relation to economics news
  • To contribute short notes/ articles on economics and investment-related topics

Job requirements:

  • Degree in Economics/ Finance/ Econometrics/ Statistics
  • Interest in economics, investment and stock market issues
  • Candidates with good writing and communications skills are preferred 
  • Passion to excel and learn on the job
  • Experience in tracking the economic performance of regional economies and conducting research at an asset management company/ stockbroking firm/ credit rating company will be an added advantage
  • Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply 


Public Mutual Berhad, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Public Bank, is No.1* in both private unit trusts and Private Retirement Scheme in Malaysia. It commands a market share of 32.9%** and 45%** for the retail funds sector and PRS respectively. The Company manages more than 160 funds in-house for over 4.5 million accountholders. As at end-September 2021, Public Mutual’s total net asset value stood at more than RM100 billion^.

The Company’s investment philosophy is based on fundamental research with the objective of delivering superior and consistent returns over the medium- to long-term. Public Mutual offers a comprehensive range of products comprising conventional and Shariah-based series of funds to cater to its investors’ needs and risk appetite. The Company is also an approved PRS provider and offers nine core and non-core PRS funds to suit investors’ age, preference and risk tolerance. In addition, the Company offers other financial planning services in the form of Investment Planning, Will and Wasiat Writing and Insurance/Takaful.

Public Mutual has an extensive distribution force of more than 30,000 unit trust consultants and is supported by 31 customer service centres/branches nationwide. In addition, the Company is augmented by more than 260 Public Bank branches, which also function as Public Mutual’s ubiquitous collection centres.

*In terms of total retail fund size managed amongst private unit trust companies and PRS providers in Malaysia. Source: The Edge Lipper: 25 October 2021.

**Source: The Edge Lipper: 25 October 2021.

^ Source: As listed in Lipper, October 2021 and inclusive of our wholesale funds. 

Company info
Menara Public Bank 2
No.78, Jalan Raja Chulan
Kuala Lumpur
Wilayah Persekutuan

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