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Regulated Short-Selling of Securities in the Wholesale Money Market

Release Date: 13 Apr 2017

This policy document aims to promote sound risk management practices by the Eligible Market Participants, particularly market risk and settlement risk for the conduct of short-selling transactions. This policy document incorporates further liberalisation to include expansion of the Eligible Market Participants to all resident entities.

In addition, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) would like to seek the financial industry’s feedback, specifically on further expansion of the regulated short-selling framework to include Malaysian Government Investment Issue (MGII) as eligible securities.

Responses must be submitted by 28 April 2017 via email to

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