Financial literacy: SECP organizes awareness seminar

Location

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan
NIC Building, Jinnah Avenue Islamabad.
Pakistan
PK
October 02, 2015
ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), in order to further its endeavours to raise awareness about safe investments and build investor confidence has been continuously organizing seminars for employees of corporate entities. One such seminar, “Fostering Professional Learning and Growth” organized at the Mobilink-Learning Center on Friday aimed at increasing financial literacy and investor awareness about capital markets, mutual funds and various techniques of risk management. Participants were briefed about functioning of mutual funds, pros and cons of Mutual Fund/s, frequently used terminologies, risks involved and its transparency. The well attended seminar supported with presentations and a question and answer session. The event was part of the SECP’s overall investor education programme “Jamapunji”, which is aimed at enhancing financial literacy and providing easy access to financial instruments through the setting up of capital market hubs across major cities of Pakistan. The seminar was attended by large number of Mobilink employees who keenly enquired about various aspects of Capital Markets, Mutual Funds and Voluntary Pension Systems.