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Overwhelming response for Embilipitiya Investor Forum

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The Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) and the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) successfully concluded the 11th domestic investor forum titled ‘Kotas Welenda Pola: Nagarayen Nagarayate’ at Centauria Lake Hotel, Embilipitiya over the weekend. The forum generated keen interest amongst different investor segments within the locality with attendance at over 150 participants. 

The initiative aims to educate potential investors regarding the opportunities available within the Sri Lankan Capital Market framework, while focusing on the types of investment products and services available to existing and potential investors. The continued enthusiasm shown by the participants throughout the series reflects the need for such projects to continue into the future. 

The forum in Embilipitiya commenced with a presentation titled ‘Introduction to the Stock Market’ by Prabash Wanigatunga, Deputy Chief Executive Officer – Business Development, SMB Securities Ltd., followed by a presentation titled ‘Analysis of opportunities available in the Stock Market’ by Sanjeewa Fernando, Executive Director, Research Strategist, CT CLSA Securities Ltd. 

The panel discussion that followed comprised Suneth Perera, Assistant Director – Capital Market Education and Training, SEC and Niroshan Wijesundere, Head of Market Development, CSE as well as the two presenters. Additionally, stock brokers and unit trust management companies provided investors with valuable investment advice as well as facilitating the creation of new Central Depository System (CDS) accounts for first time investors. 

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