ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print

Rakuten-Kenanga partner in Malaysian online stock trading

New service targets internet-savvy investors with low commissions

Rakuten Trade officials at a launching ceremony in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday.

KUALA LUMPUR -- Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten made its first foray into online stock trading in Malaysia on Thursday, hoping to capture 30% of the market share in three years.

Rakuten Trade, a 50-50 joint venture between Rakuten Securities and Kenanga Investment Bank, said its smartphone app,, offers complete online trading capabilities, from opening accounts to cash transfers.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more