Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund on Friday reported its investment portfolio was 689.7 billion ringgit ($170.7 billion) as of June 30, up 1.2% from the end of the prior quarter and up 3.4% from a year earlier.
The Kuala Lumpur-based fund said in a news release that its quarterly investment income came to 8.44 billion ringgit, up 24% from the prior quarter but down 26% from the quarter ended June 30, 2015.
In the release, CEO Shahril Ridza Ridzuan cited Brexit and continued low commodity prices as factors aggravating uncertainty and weighing on Malaysian equity prices.
For the quarter, the EPF recognized mark-to-market losses on its listed equity investments of 3.58 billion ringgit.
The fund's fixed-income allocations — composed of Malaysian government securities, loans and bonds — stood at 51.61% of its portfolio, and contributed investment income of 4.07 billion ringgit, or 48.27% of total income.
Equities, meanwhile, accounted for 40.94% of the portfolio, with investment income of 3.83 billion ringgit, or 45.37% of the total.
The corresponding figures for real estate and infrastructure were 3.59% of overall assets and 294.83 million ringgit in income, or 3.49% of the total.
Money market instruments accounted for 3.86% of the portfolio, with income of 239.32 million ringgit, or 2.84% of the total.