NSE joins the Global Exchanges in Ringing the Bell for Financial Literacy

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Rising Investor participation from small towns is reflective of huge success achieved from financial literacy and Investor education

For the third consecutive year, a global collaboration across 88 stock exchanges and 8 regional and global organizations around the world participated in the ‘Ring the Bell for Financial Literacy’ initiative, to raise awareness about the importance of investor education and protection and highlight the various initiatives of securities regulators in these two critical areas.

NSE’s Financial Literacy initiatives over the last few years has resulted in cities ranked beyond 10 accounted for around 68% of new investor registrations and cities ranked beyond 100 accounted for about 43% of new investor registrations in FY 2018-19.

NSE targets to organise higher number of  Investor Awareness Programs in this year as compared to the last year. The exchange conducted more than 4000 Investor Awareness Programs during the last year.

Speaking on the occasion, Vikram Limaye, MD&CEO, NSE said: “The ringing of the closing bell marks the celebration of third annual edition of World Investor Week 2019. Investor education program is an initiative by NSE to strengthen the on-ground engagement with communities across the country.  The growing interest and the entry of small-town investors into Equity Markets is reflective of robust investor education initiatives.”

“We at NSE are committed to develop the market ecosystem and will continue to organize such programs for the benefit of the investors,” Limaye added.