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The Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) in collaboration with Sirasa TV will telecast a live television series titled ‘Warana’ on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. The program will commence on 27 January 2013 and will focus on investing in the capital market including the stock market and unit trusts.
The general public does not have a sound understanding on investing in the capital market and ‘Warana’ aims at imparting proper capital market knowledge and awareness across all sections of society. Furthermore, this program will assist existing investors, potential investors, and university students as well as school children to obtain a sound knowledge on investing in the capital market.
In 2011 the SEC, which is the capital market regulator in Sri Lanka, telecast a similar live television series titled ‘Prathilabha’ with the intention of creating awareness on investing in the stock market and unit trusts to viewers.
‘Warana’ will consist of 18 programs comprising of studio discussions focusing on various timely issues as well as a range of topics relating to investing in the capital market. The discussions will be conducted in an easy to understand manner, providing balanced information about benefits and risks of investing in equity and unit trusts.
The speakers will be eminent personnel who are well versed in the securities market with many years of experience. ‘Warana’ will strive to instil in the viewers, a sound knowledge on smart spending, saving and investment in equity and unit trusts.
The program will have a dedicated hotline to enable viewers to ask questions and each program will feature a quiz. The winner of each week’s program will be entitled to invest in the stock market and unit trusts to the value of Rs. 50,000. This prize money will be sponsored by stockbroker firms and unit trust management companies.
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