Stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation reached 34.0 % in 2018 in Malaysia, according to OECD. This is 13.1 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation in Malaysia reached an all time high of 47.5 % in 2007 and an all time low of 6.49 % in 1994. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation in Singapore amounted to 31.9 %, 77.2 % in Thailand and 36.7 % in Vietnam in 2018.
Malaysia has been ranked 24th within the group of 53 countries we follow in terms of stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation, 23 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Turnover ratio is the total value of shares traded during the period divided by the average market capitalisation for the period.