Bahrain Bourse and the BIBF Launch “Investments and Saving” a Public Awareness Seminar Series

Monday, October 30, 2017
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) and have collaborated to jointly launch the “Investments and Saving Seminar” to build and expand on fundamental knowledge of financial products, investment selection techniques, and investment strategies available to individuals and their companies. This informative seminar is to be held monthly at the Auditorium of Bahrain Bourse. The first seminar was held on Saturday, 28th October 2017 and was attended by a total of more than 30 participants.

This Public Awareness Seminar Series aims to target a broad spectrum of audiences from Students to Individual Investors and Small Business Investors providing them with the basic knowledge of financial products and investment strategies. With this, the BIBF intends to train 500 participants per year beginning from 2017.

On his part, Bahrain Bourse’s Chief Executive Officer Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, said: “This initiative goes in line with the Bourse’s strategy that aims at developing different work aspects and enhancing BHB’s corporate social responsibility towards enhancing awareness on various investment & trading instruments.”

“This seminar is being offered on a monthly basis in collaboration with the BIBF as one of our key initiatives to enhance investment awareness, targeting particularly a broader spectrum of public audience.” Shaikh Khalifa added.

The BIBF’s Director, Dr. Ahmed Al Shaikh said: “The BIBF’s Centre for Banking aspires to be in the forefront of imparting practical and useful knowledge to all participants who attends its programs. This public seminar is an example of disseminating useful tips on Investing and saving to everyone who is keen to learn the options that are available for investing and saving and enable them to fulfill their personal goals on wealth creation.”