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'World Investor Week' begins today

Creating awareness among the general investors aimed at

FE REPORT | October 04, 2021 00:00:00

The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) will observe the fifth 'World Investor Week 2021' to create awareness among the general investors.

The week begins today (Monday).

The stock market regulator will launch the 'World Investors Week-2021' in accordance with the declaration of International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), a global cooperative of securities regulatory bodies, according to a BSEC statement issued on Sunday.

The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) is observing the week in cooperation with capital market stakeholders.

The key message of the IOSCO World Investor Week-2021 campaign is based on two themes: Sustainable Finance and Fraud & Scam Prevention. These messages compliment such online investing, initial coin offerings, and basics of investing, digital learning and online education.

"Based on these themes, BSEC is also going to launch the World Investors Week today (Monday) with participation of the capital market stakeholders".

The stock market regulator will start to celebrate the World Investor Week 2021 through opening ceremony today (Monday) at 4:00pm Secretary, Financial Institution Division, Ministry of Finance is expected to present as chief guest in the opening ceremony, chaired by Prof Shibli Rubayat-Ul-Islam, chairman of the BSEC.

Throughout the week, stakeholders, intermediaries, stakeholders' association will arrange various programees to mark the World Investor Week 2021.

As per the schedule, the BSEC will organize a seminar today (Monday) title 'Role of Sustainable Finance and Fraud & Scam Prevention in protecting the interest of the investors and investors' awareness.

On October 5, Association of Credit Rating Agency in Bangladesh and Bangladesh Merchant Bankers Association will organise a programme.

On October 6, Chittagong Stock Exchange and Venture Capital and Private Equity Association of Bangladesh will organise a programme.

Central Depository Bangladesh Ltd and Central Counterparty Bangladesh Ltd will organise programme on October 7.

On October 9, Association of Asset Management Companies and Mutual Funds will organise another programme.

On October 10, DSE Brokerage Association and Bangladesh Academy for Securities Market will hold a programme.

On October 11, Bangladesh Association of Publicly Listed Companies and Bangladesh Institute of Capital Market and on October 12, Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) will organise separate programme.

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