September 22, 2023
Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) held an Investor Awareness Session for Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry - Rawalpindi to disseminate knowledge and guide women on how the Stock Exchange works, how to invest prudently on the stock market and what are the benefits of listing at PSX. This session was conducted by the PSX Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer, Ms. Raeda Latif, whereby she gave a brief on the economy of the country and the avenues for investment/ different asset classes available and details thereof. Mr. Irfan Awan, Senior Executive Vice President, Alfalah CLSA Securities (Pvt) Limited, also gave a presentation to participants regarding the overall functioning of a brokerage house.
The participants were allowed open discussion for their better understanding and greater receptivity to the briefings being presented to them. This exercise was part of the Financial Literacy Initiative of Pakistan Stock Exchange to spread and disseminate financial literacy and awareness to the general public. It was primarily focused on women to increase financial literacy amongst women in line with PSX’s advocacy and promotion of gender equality, diversity and inclusivity.