The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) will be conducting a range of training programmes around the country to educate investors on the use of mobile trading applications. The series of educational events, which will be conducted free-of-charge, will demonstrate how investors could obtain the full benefits of mobile trading. Trainings in Sinhala, Tamil and English mediums will be conducted in Colombo, Kandy, Ratnapura, Matara, Anuradhapura, Negombo, Kurunegala and Jaffna.
The popularity of smartphones is rapidly increasing and with that, tech savvy investors around the world have taken to mobile trading as a way to conveniently trade stocks using their smartphones. This is reflected in the growth of mobile applications as a whole.
This opportunity is offered to both foreign and local investors investing in the CSE, who have the ability to experience the benefits and ease of mobile trading with CSE partnered mobile trading applications. These applications, which are provided by broker firms and developed by third party application developers, offer investors the ability to trade securities listed on the CSE on- the-go, from just about any smart mobile device.
Commenting on the initiative, Niroshan Wijesundere, Head of Market Development at CSE said “With the usage of smartphones growing worldwide, where devices are increasingly utilized to access online services and information, it is only just that we offer investors the convenience of trading from their mobiles. These trainings are an important first-step in embracing mobile trading and in learning how to use the applications effectively.” (Media Release)