Thai bourse opens “SET-TFEX Investor City” at Money Expo 2013, May 9-12
BANGKOK, May 2, 2013 – The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) continues to promote investment expertise and expanding the quality investor base by joining with many securities companies in opening a 1,000 sq.m. SET investment booth covering all investment opportunities, called “SET-TFEX Investor City” at Money Expo 2013, which will be held during May 9-12, from 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. at IMPACT Challenger Hall 1-2, Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok.
Kesara Manchusree, SET Executive Vice President and Head of Markets Division, revealed that SET has continued to promote opportunities for both existing and new investors by upgrading their expertise through a variety of activities and projects, including Money Expo 2013. For the upcoming Money Expo, SET will set up a "SET-TFEX Investor City” built around “3i”s: Information, Inspiration and Investment, covering all investment opportunities.
“The SET-TFEX Investor City will be divided into three zones to provide complete investment service and knowledge from fundamentals to technical analysis, including: 1) Information Zone: where information from the SET group, including on stocks, derivatives, and mutual funds, will be available for investors. For example, in Your 1st Stock, new investors will learn about quality stock selection techniques; in Your 1st Contract, answers about all TFEX products as well as Do & Don’t tips will help investors make profits in every market circumstance, while Your 1st Click will feature an online stock trade demonstration through the very popular Click2Win trading simulation program; 2) In the Inspiration Zone, seminars covering more than 15 topics presented by well-known investors and professional analysts throughout the four-day event will inspire investors and guide them in their stock selection, teach them how to profit under all market conditions, and show how derivatives can help them manage investment risks, while in 3) Investor Zone: leading stock brokers will provide one-on-one consultation and help participants manage their portfolios. Special gifts will be offered to those opening stock, derivatives, or mutual fund accounts at the event. In addition, opening accounts will be easier than before, as many commercial banks will be ready to help investors open trading accounts. All of these activities will be especially useful for first time investors and help them become quality prudent investors,” Kesara said.