Financial education, an essential tool in the life of Brazilians
Published: Nov 2021
In Brazil, a new breed of investor requires a new type of financial education. Christianne Bariquelli, Education Associate Director at B3, described the initiatives encouraging the next generation to become better savers.
Central bank account access for collateral deposits helps CCPs safely manage and mitigate investment and commercial custodian-related risks, write Chris Edmonds, Global Head of Clearing & Risk, and Ashwini Panse, Chief Risk Officer, North American Clearing at ICE.
The development of debt instruments has increased the depth and liquidity of the Saudi capital market and financial literacy is critical for that market growth to continue. This year, we have chosen to focus our educational campaign on raising awareness on the importance of debt markets for issuers, investors and the wider economy, says Noelle Al Jaweini, Chief of Cash Markets, Saudi Exchange.
Cboe Global Markets takes a practical approach to financial education to help reduce barriers to entry. Our summer intern programme and partnerships with community organizations help us reach students who may never have considered a financial career or even investing as a viable opportunity, says Gina DeRaimo, Head of Cboe Options Institute and Business Optimization, Cboe Global Markets.
Despite enormous challenges, capital markets in Palestine have thrived in the past year with the help of financial education campaigns, write Barraq Al-Nabulsi, General Director of the Palestine Capital Market Authority, and Maher Al-Masri, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Palestine Exchange.
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In Tanzania, under-represented communities are being empowered with the knowledge to build their own financial futures, thanks to initiatives run by Dar es Salaam Stock Exchanges, writes Ibrahim Mshindo, Director, Business Development.
EGX is reaching out to Egypt’s young people in every possible way to raise financial awareness. The exchange has partnered with universities to offer lectures and has provided access to its "StockRiders” trading simulator, which gives students a sense of real-time trading, says Mohamed Farid Saleh, Executive Chairman, The Egyptian Exchange.
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