Thai bourse’s first “TFEX Open House” declared a success
BANGKOK, April 29, 2013 – The Thailand Futures Exchange PCL (TFEX), under The Stock Exchange of Thailand group, wrapped up its first “TFEX Open House” with a success. The event, aimed at helping expand the quality investor base and held during April 27-28 at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok, attracted more than 2,500 participants, of which 80% were first-time derivatives investors, who joined the event to gather information on derivatives to help them make investment decisions.
TFEX Managing Director Kesara Manchusree said: “The 1st TFEX Open House, which was conceived to help educate first-time derivatives investors, has been successful both in terms of the number of participants and their positive responses to boost their investment expertise. At the event, participants enjoyed picking up investment information from simulation classrooms, ranging from basic derivatives trading to advanced investment techniques and technical analysis of TFEX products. Participants also had opportunities to try virtual trading via the internet using the TFEX Click2Win program, learn more about TFEX station, which is an 24 hour online-learning center and information service, and discuss their portfolio management one-on-one with experts. We were impressed by the total of 535 new trading accounts that were recorded at the event.”