Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Sri Lanka stock market show as SEC marks 24 years

Oct 12, 2011 (LBO) - Sri Lanka's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said it is holding an exhibition with over 50 stalls the regulator marks 24 years on October 22.

Over 50 stalls from the Colombo Stock Exchange, broking firms, unit trust managers and listed companies will participate at an 'investment day' at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC) from 9.30 am.

SEC said potential investors could get investment advice, discuss investment opportunities with broking firm open securities accounts and meet unit trust managers.

There will also be re-enactment of the open outcry system, which was a manual method used for transactions, before securities trading was automated.

The SEC had earlier held a series of road shows in Galle, Kandy, Kurunegala, Negombo and Ampara where around a thousand existing and potential investors participated, the SEC said.

Professionals from the securities industry will also make presentations on a series of topics throughout the day, SEC said.
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