KLSE to operate as normal



Kuala Lumpur – In connection with Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin
Yassin’s special address on COVID-19, please be advised that Bursa Malaysia Berhad and its subsidiaries will continue to operate as normal during the 14-day Control Movement Order from 18 March to 31 March 2020.

Bursa Malaysia has in place the necessary infrastructure, rules and processes to safeguard
and maintain a fair and orderly marketplace.

The continuous operation of markets is critical to support the principles of an efficient
market mechanism with minimal or no intervention.

To ensure consistency of market practice, the tick rule will now be extended to intraday
short-selling (IDSS) and permitted short-selling activities of the Investment Accounts (IVTs) and Market Makers. The tick rule will also apply for the short selling activities of the
Proprietary Day Traders (PDTs).

We will continue to work closely with the Securities Commission to monitor the national andglobal development of Covid-19 to assess its impact and evaluate the situation in the