The IFEC Chairman Mr. Lester Huang and HKEX Group Chief Financial Officer Ms. Vanessa Lau kicked off World Investor Week 2021 with the Strike the Gong for Financial Literacy ceremony, and delivered keynote speeches on the importance of financial education in the local communities.
World Investor Week (WIW) is a global campaign promoted by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) to raise awareness about the importance of investor education and protection.
The key themes this year are frauds and scams prevention and sustainable finance, which when combined with basic investment concepts, form the essential knowledge and capabilities needed by investors now and in the future.
An investment expert will discuss hot money topics, including financial independence, YOLO, FOMO and saving for a down payment, with Personal Finance Ambassadors (Tertiary students). This session will be conducted in Cantonese.
Investment experts will discuss the attitudes and behaviours impacting investment decisions and share tips on how to avoid pitfalls. This session will be conducted in Cantonese.