A Commitment to Inclusive Finance Starts with Education
Published: Oct 2022
The next-gen investor is different from their elders. With zero-cost commissions, the ease of order executions and the availability of trading tools, retail investors today can take greater ownership of their own wealth management needs and generate potential returns that were once realized by a smaller segment of market participants.
SET believes that good financial behaviors are the direct results of strong financial capabilities which stem from good financial education. Households with good financial health will ultimately result in a strong overall economy for the country.
After the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak, we moved to virtual literacy activities instead and created a one-stop website called “Learning Investment from Home” to provide easy access to information. Going virtual let us break through the physical limitations and expand the education to wider young generation.
The Dhaka Stock Exchange Ltd. was established with an aim to be the leading exchange in the region and a key driver of economic growth with state-of-art technology and world class service. Since the inception, DSE has understood the necessity to function as a center for promoting financial literacy among investors
With the acceleration of digitalisation and the democratisation of data, retail investors are increasingly exposed to and inundated with information which may or may not be relevant. It is therefore crucial that investors are properly educated.
The Indian securities market aims to stimulate India’s growth story by creating investment opportunities, enabling access, and empowering all its stakeholders. To this end, empowering investors through education and awareness is of prime importance for the National Stock Exchange of India.
We’ve formalized our commitment to increasing market participation and providing the necessary resources for underserved communities. By providing underserved communities with resources to enhance their financial literacy, we can better empower them to participate in an ecosystem that supports and sustains their growth.
In many countries, much of the focus on financial literacy has been around personal finance – the basics of saving, spending and investing. However, financial literacy needs to encompass more than an understanding of what credit card is best for your needs or why it is important to save for retirement – it has to include the fundamentals of how our global economy and financial markets function.
Over the seven days of the World Investor Week, there will always be something new to be learned on the social media channels of SIX. The content will be very diverse and therefore suitable for all age groups. And there are even prizes to be won.