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Tuesday June 18, 2024

SECP hosts wealth session

By News Desk
May 26, 2024
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP). — Reuters/File
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP). — Reuters/File

ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Saturday conducted an interactive session on “Building Wealth through Investment” in furtherance of its efforts to promote investor awareness and engagement.

The session, conducted in collaboration with Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited (PSX) National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited (NCCPL) and Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited (CDC), was part of the two-day EconFest Islamabad event being held at the Gandhara Citizens’ Club, F-9 Park, Islamabad.

The panelists for the session included Akif Saeed, chairman SECP, chief executive officers of PSX and NCCPL, and a senior representative from CDC. The panelists emphasized the need to embrace financial literacy and make prudent investment for wealth accumulation over the longer horizon.They provided elaborate guidance on various investment instruments, in addition to describing the roles of their respective institutions are playing for the efficient and transparent functioning of the capital markets.