Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP)

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) is the country’s financial regulatory agency as well as CDC’s regulator. The Commission has a key objective to develop a modern and efficient corporate sector and capital market and endeavors to help encourage investment and foster economic growth and prosperity in Pakistan.

Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX)

The Pakistan Stock Exchange serves as the principal platform for trading of listed securities. Established in 1949 as The Karachi Stock Exchange which was later merged with Lahore and Islamabad Stock Exchanges, PSX serves as a marketplace to cater to the increasing trade operations and promoting transparency for the large spectrum of brokers, trading community and listed companies. PSX is not only a major shareholder but also partners with CDC for investor awareness, protection and cultivation initiatives across Pakistan. 

National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited (NCCPL)

Formulated under CDC’s supervision, and now led by an independent management, National Clearing Company operates the National Clearing and Settlement System (NCSS), another capital market infrastructure mechanism that provides clearing and settlement services to the stock exchange for trades in eligible securities.

Mutual Funds Association of Pakistan (MUFAP)

Mutual Funds Association of Pakistan (MUFAP) is the trade body for the country’s asset management industry. The Association encourages investment in mutual and pension funds and promotes generating public’s understanding of mutual funds and pension funds. CDC collaborates with MUFAP to organize awareness workshops on investment in mutual funds and organize capital market expos.