The capital market provides an array of opportunities for the youths to develop entrepreneurship spirit, the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers has said.
The position of the CIS was contained in an address presented to Economics students of Wesley University of Technology, Ondo, during the school?s career day at the school campus recently.
The institute?s Head, Education and Training, Mr. Chukwudi Nga, who made the address, explained that the financial market comprises the capital market and money market, adding that the capital market which is the medium and long term end of financial market, remained opened for young entrepreneurs.
Nga stated that the CIS occupied a critical platform for training of manpower through various levels of professional platforms, of which the latest is the newly introduced Diploma in Security and Investment.
He advised the Economics students to take advantage of the Institute?s Diploma Programme in Securities and Investment to become employable in the financial market.
He explained that the new programme had been specifically packaged to create a robust and seamless opportunity for the young and talented youths to make a life-long career in the financial market.
He advised the students to take advantage of the flexibility and frequency of the Diploma Programme to make careers in the financial market.
Speaking on the activities in the capital market, Nga explained that the market provided a platform through which individuals could do capital formation while companies and governments at various tiers could mobilise medium and long term funds.
He stated that the cardinal role of the market was to mobilise funds from the surplus economic unit and channel it to the deficit one and that every economy requires a vibrant capital market.