Thai bourse expands financial and investment literacy in Northern Thailand

Stocks and Financial Services Press Releases Friday November 8, 2013 15:00
Bangkok--8 Nov--SET

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) is building financial and investment literacy in Chiang Mai and its neighboring provinces by upgrading the SET Investment Center (SET IC) in Chiang Mai University to become an investment information service center for students, investors, and the general public, as well as for securities professionals.

SET President Charamporn Jotikasthira said that SET has continuously placed importance on enhancing the personal financial management and investment expertise of investors, savers, and the general public through activities nationwide. In the north, Chiang Mai has the population, income level, and university network needed for an effective investment center, and SET established such a unit at Chieng Mai University in 2007 to be a learning source in finance and investment. SET has now renovated that IC, so that it is a modern and comprehensive learning source equipped with variety of learning media from SET, including books, journals, and other media covering investment and financial planning. The center provides comprehensive information and online-investment, including SETSMART for information on listed companies and stock prices, live broadcasts for Opportunity Day activities, Aspen program, Click2win program, and e-learning on www.tsi-thailand.org. The center also provide training from experts of SET and securities firms throughout the year to help clients match financial opportunities and raise their prosperity.

Currently, there are five SET ICs in universities nationwide, which are at Chiang Mai, Khon Kaen, Naresuan, and Suratthaini Rajabhat Universities; and Prince of Songkla University -Hat Yai campus. SET plans to launch SET ICs at Kasetsart University-Si Racha campus and Ubon Ratchathani. For more details on SET ICs, please visit www.tsi-thailand.org/SETIC

SET will also organize SET Young Generation activities for university seniors nationwide, enabling them to learn how to plan their financial lives from gurus, who will guide them in prudent saving and investing.


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