Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited (CDC), in collaboration with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), and Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) organized an investor awareness seminar, for journalists and media representatives, at the National Press Club Islamabad on April 27, 2017.
The seminar aimed at enhancing awareness among journalists, as current and potential investors, about Pakistan Capital Market and the steps taken for investor protection. Syed Murtaza Abbas Naqvi, Joint Director, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) briefed the audience about the available investment opportunities in the Capital Market and the Jamapunji initiative of the regulatory body. His presentation was followed by a briefing by Mr. Sani Mahmood Khan, Head of Product Development and Marketing, Pakistan Stock Exchange about the current regime of PSX after demutualization and Chinese investment in the shareholding of the exchange. Mr. Arif Ahmed from CDC spoke about ways to invest in mutual funds and the transparency of stock market mechanisms.
The presentations were followed by a question and answers session. The attendees actively interacted during and after the sessions with the capital market representatives.