Lahore, November 05, 2012 (PPI-OT): Students of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Vehari visited Lahore Stock Exchange after taking one presentation on SECP-IEAP program in their own campus situated in Vehari. Here, they were given an insight about practical aspects of various financial institutions their products and investment avenues by industry professionals.
The panel of professionals included Mr. Iftikhar from Central Depository Company along with LSE officials. Mr. Nadeem Asghar Head of Investor Relations Department-LSE addressed the students about various investment opportunities and market dynamics.
He also briefed about local mutual funds industry and its effective approach for people to start investments offering risk diversification and good returns through proficient fund management. Ms. Madiha Abrahim from LSE also informed the students about the features of financial services and products being offered by banks and gave them an insight about various investment avenues available in the banking sectors and their role in the economic system of the country.
Mr. Iftikhar from CDC explained the students on the need for setting up CDC and various facilities being offered by CDC not only to add efficiency but also for increased transparency and investors confidence. Later, the students visited various brokerage houses where they were given synopsis on the functioning of these institutions such as live market trading.
The purpose of visit was to allow the students to interact with various financial industry practitioners in a stock exchange setting and get a chance to visit different financial institutions all at one location. The Program was held for the promotion of youngsters’ understanding of financial products and concepts, their ability and confidence to appreciate financial risks and opportunities to make informed choices, to know where to go for help, and to prepare today’s youth for better understanding of the economic/financial affairs affecting them.
For more information, contact:
Lahore Stock Exchange (LSE)
P.O. Box: 1315,
Tel: +9242 636 8000
FAX: +9242 636 484 -85
E-mail Address: info@LahoreStock.com
Web Site: http://www.lse.com.pk