Launching_of_SEMYIA_2011

Launching_of_SEMYIA_2011 - The Stock Exchange of Mauritius...

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The Stock Exchange of Mauritius Ltd (SEM) (Member of the World Federation of Exchanges) Launching of SEM Young Investor Award 2011 on 15 th March Background Information on this national real-time competition. Initiated in 1993, the SEM Young Investor Award Competition now stands at its 19th edition. Throughout the years, this annual event has generated a growing interest from lower 6 students from secondary institutions across the country, both in towns and villages, and the number of participants and schools registered has considerably increased over the last 18 years. This year’s competition has attracted a record number of 175 teams of five students each, that is 875 students, from 97 colleges across the country. The aims of the competition are: to inculcate an investment culture among college students by giving them a hands on exposure to a key component of the financial services sector, namely the securities industry; to give participants an opportunity to understand the operational aspects
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