SEC’s mega Investment Day in Colombo on 22 Oct.

Thursday, 13 October 2011 00:34 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) is celebrating its 24th anniversary in October 2011.

In view of this the SEC has made arrangements to conduct an educational exhibition and a road show titled ‘Investment Day 2011’ at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC) on 22 October 2011 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Investment Day 2011 will comprise of over 50 stalls from the Colombo Stock Exchange, stock broking companies, unit trust management companies and top listed companies. The road shows held so far in Galle, Kandy, Kurunegala, Negombo and Ampara have been a tremendous success with the participation of approximately 1,000 existing/potential investors at each Road Show.

The highlight of Investment Day 2011 is to showcase listed companies on the Colombo Stock Exchange and give potential investors the opportunity to get investment advice, discuss investment opportunities with stock broking companies, open CDS accounts to transact in shares, meet unit trust companies and explore investment opportunities in unit trusts. Participants will get the chance to witness the re-enactment of the open outcry system.

The Investment Day will also feature prominent professionals from the securities industry, who will address the gathering on a wide spectrum of topics throughout the day, ranging from investing in the stock market, unit trusts and the debt market in all three languages. Entrance to Investment Day 2011 will be free of charge.