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SET News 67/2015
June 24, 2015

Thai bourse and partners enhance Digital Investors

BANGKOK, June 24, 2015 - The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has joined hands 
with 27 leading securities firms to organize "SET-TFEX Digital Investor Fair
2015" for the fourth year, during June 25-28, to introduce cutting-edge tools,
programs and applications enabling investors to be DI: Digital Investors to
select quality stocks and invest by themselves.

SET President Kesara Manchusree said that today investors tended to use online 
tools and technologies, such as information search, online financial
transactions and internet trading. During the past three years (from 2012-2014),
the number of internet trading accounts has grown significantly by 83 percent,
or an average of 28 percent per year. Currently, the number of internet trading
accounts represented 75.1 percent of the total retail investor accounts, while
the internet trading value was 65.3 percent of the total retail investor trading
 value, up 59 percent from at the end of 2014.

"Gearing towards the fifth decade to become the digital exchange, SET has set 
strategy to promote listed-companies' fundraising and enhance post-trade
services for securities business, responding to the digital era investment
lifestyle. Specifically, SET has created two educational strategies to promote
investment: firstly to develop "contents" and secondly to "link" investment
knowledge with investors. Similarly to this strategy, the concept for this
year's event is "Digital Investors (DI)", aiming at creating new investment
trends and encouraging investors in the digital age to learn quality stock
selection under the value investing style and trade stocks by themselves, while
being able to use online tools to enhance investment. This is one of SET's
activities to connect investors to the investment world," stated Kesara.

One of the event highlights is the "SET Digital Services", a special zone to 
provide "Digital Experience" covering "1st Plan 1st Port", a program for
beginners  to create first portfolio; a series of special seminars entitled
"Digital Channel on Stage", conducted by analysts and investment internet idols
on 15 topics in all four days; "Stock Digital Showcase", where 27 leading
securities firms introduce various applications and programs for digital
investment from stock selection techniques, fundamentals and technical stock
analysis, algorithmic trading program and consultation catering to individual
needs, ultimately to create wealth. Most conveniently, the investors can open
their internet banking with four leading banks and open online securities
trading accounts with securities firms right there in the event, as well as
receiving "DI KIT", a handbook providing information of applications and trading
  programs from all securities firms in the event.

The event will be held during June 25-28 at Central World shopping complex, 
downtown Bangkok. For more information, please visit, SET Application or contact S-E-T Contact Center
at 0 2229 2222.

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