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Boursa Academy garners 20,000 visitors, 1,000 members: official

Academy targets university-level individuals

KUWAIT CITY, July 17, (KUNA): The virtual-platform Boursa Academy had been visited by 20,000 users with some 1,000 registering in the site to learn about how to trade, said an official at Boursa Kuwait Wednesday. Head of marketing and corporate communication at Boursa Kuwait Nasser Al-Sanousi told KUNA that the formation of the Boursa Academy in 2018 was reflective of the bourse’s keenness on developing the capital market, laying it on solid and secure grounds.

Through the Academy, investors were provided with tools and adequate data to enabling them to take decisions with confidence and assurance. The Academy mainly targets university- level individuals and newly graduate types, bestowing on to them necessary and basic trading information as well as giving them the confidence in using their knowledge within the market context, said Al-Sanousi.

Boursa Kuwait’s decision to launch the platform is within its corporate sustainable plan, revealed the official, indicating that the bourse was in the process to sign memoranda of understanding with various higher education institutes and universities to promote services of the Academy. Al-Sanousi added that the bourse was partaking in various activities to display the services of the Academy to specialists and the public.

On how to use the platform, Al-Sanousi indicated that individuals could register through the vtp.boursakuwait.com.kw website, adding that this would be followed by mutable tutorials explaining the purpose and function of the academy. The Boursa Academy was formed last year as a free virtual platform providing informative and practical services on the inner workings of the stock market.

By Mohammad Kamal

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