ICM holds workshops for media

KARACHI: Institute of Capital Markets (ICM), in collaboration with World Bank, CFA Institute, CFA Society of Pakistan and the Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) conducted a workshop on Financial Literacy for financial beat reporters in Karachi. The objective is to provide participants with essential knowledge in finance and investment field, including concepts covered in the ICM Programmes, using recent and relevant examples, and equip journalists with a better understanding of the financial tools and terminology. ICM has been established to promote certification program to enhance the technical and ethical standards of capital market professionals of Pakistan. It has been formed as a ‘not for profit company’ by SECP along with key market players (KSE, LSE, ISE, PMEX, CDC, NCCPL, MUFAP, CFA Society, and ICMAP). ICM has been mandated to certify different segments of the capital market and develop skilled professionals who have full knowledge of legal and regulatory framework, technical and ethical standards and investor rights; provide platform for research and development; and provide consultancy services on matters pertaining to capital markets. Being a not-for-profit organization representing more than 1,100 members around the country, ICM is committed to be a supporter for ethical behaviour in capital markets and a respected source of knowledge in the local financial community. Pursuant to the objective of promoting high ethical standards, enhanced competency of the industry professionals and protection of consumers, the Institute of Capital Markets (ICM) launched and conducting total six certification examination for; Stock Brokers, Mutual Fund Distributors, Financial Derivative Traders, Financial Advisors and other market participants.

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