The Ghana Stock Exchange, the principal stock exchange of Ghana has urged young people across the region to start investing now for a better tomorrow, as the world marks International Youth Day.
The Exchange said the best time to start is now because the future belongs to the youth, who will need to invest to secure their future.
The Head of Marketing and Public Relations at the GSE, Mr Jerry Boachie-Danquah made this remark after the Exchange partnered with the Young Investors Network to train students of Presbyterian Boys Senior High School on investment.
Mr Boachie-Danquah urged young people to enhance whatever is handed over to them in order to leave a lasting legacy for the next generation.
As part of the International Youth Day celebration, the GSE-YIN took the National Investment Training tour to the Presbyterian Boys Senior High School on Thursday, 11th August 2022.
The Head of Ghana Fixed Income Market at the GSE, Mr Augustine Simons trained the students on how the Stock Exchange operates.
Mr Simons helped students to understand the basic terms associated with the operations of the capital market.
He also enlightened them on the career prospects at the Exchange and the needed qualifications to could enable them to gain employment with the GSE.
The Executive Director, Research at the Young Investors Network, Mr Kofi Busia Kyei took the students through training on savings and investment.
He enlightened the students on the various investment vehicles such as the mutual fund, treasury bills notes, and bonds.
The Executive Director, Programs and Projects, Mr Joshua Mensah introduced the students to the Save A Cedi A Day challenge officials, and all students present signed up.
He urged the young people to always strive to go for whatever they wanted because desire alone was not enough for success.
Mr Mensah said knowledge is never powerful unless it has been applied, hence urging them to put all the knowledge gained at the training into practice.
By Julius Kofi Satsi, Head of Communications, Young Investors Network