President Young Investors students advisory board
The Young Investors Network (YIN), in collaboration with the UMB Investment Holdings
Limited, on Tuesday, 23rd November, 2021, unleashed the 2021 edition of the Capital Market Quiz Competition, an initiative that brings on board students from various senior high schools in the Greater Accra Region to battle out intellectually on practices and concepts related to the capital market in Ghana.
This was after the Young Investors Network (YIN), in partnership with the Ghana Stock Exchange(GSE) and the UMB Stockbrokers Limited, launched the 2021 edition of the Capital Market Quiz
and Stock Pitch Competitions respectively on the floor of the Ghana Stock Exchange on 13th
The Capital Market Quiz Competition is an annual competition which was instituted over six years
ago with its mandate to promote capital market literacy among senior high school students in
Ghana. The competition, since its inception, has impacted thousands of students with practical
knowledge in the capital market and related activities. It is championed by the Young Investors
Network in collaboration with its partners.
The 2021 edition of the Capital Market Quiz Competition kicked off successfully with the semifinal stage featuring eight (8) selected senior high schools in the Greater Accra Region. Competing
schools included the Presbyterian Boys’ Senior High School – Legon, West Africa Senior High
School, Kwabenya Community Senior High School, Forces Senior High and Technical School,
Accra Academy, Tema Methodist Day Senior High School, Nungua Senior High School and the
Holy Trinity Cathedral School.
The competition was held at the premises of the Presbyterian Boys’ Senior High School, Legon.
In attendance for the occasion was the founder and president of the Young Investors Network, Mr.
Joshua Mensah, who in his remarks to participating schools, explained that the purpose of the
Capital Market Quiz Competition was to expose students to the makeup of Ghana’s capital market,
and to propel them to familiarize themselves with its investing activities.
Also in attendance were representatives from the UMB Stockbrokers Limited, and speaking on
behalf of the UMB, Miss Vincentia Narh-Saam challenged students to appreciate the relevance of
investing at a tender age and encouraged them to join the Save-a-Cedi-a-Day Challenge, an
initiative rolled out by the Young Investors Network and the UMB Investment Holdings Limited
to whip up the savings and investment culture among the youth.
In attendance were also previous contestants of the Capital Market Quiz Competition who graced
the occasion to share their experiences with the participating schools and motivated them to put
up their best performances.