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SET News :SET joins forces with Bloomberg to set up "SET Fin Lab"
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          SET News 61/2022
               August 10, 2022

SET joins forces with Bloomberg to set up "SET Fin Lab"

BANGKOK, August 10, 2022 -- The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) together with 
Bloomberg, the world's leading financial data provider, has  established "SET
Fin Lab" at SET's Maruay Library, as a world-class finance laboratory to
facilitate advanced learning and research studies, enabling university partners
and capital market researchers to develop human resources, enhance knowledge,
and strengthen foundation for the benefit of the Thai capital market as a whole.

SET President Pakorn Peetathawatchai said that SET aims to develop the capital 
market to benefit all sectors under the vision 'To Make the Capital Market Work
for Everyone'. One of the key missions is to nurture and develop quality
personnel spanning university students, securities professionals and capital
market researchers for the Thai capital market. SET has consistently encouraged
them to be equipped with knowledge and expertise in the use of international
financial instruments.

"Given  drastic technology developments and emerging financial innovation, 
personnel in the capital market, including those who want to become
professionals, need to develop and sharpen skills regularly. "SET Fin Lab" is
geared up to motivate learning, with real practical exercises equipped with
financial tools used by professionals in global capital markets. Initially, SET
has kicked start the collaboration with eight pilot universities in bringing in
finance students to gain experience. As for researchers, they can access the
updated financial and investment information, with reliable database for quality
research works, eventually enhancing the capital market research potential to
complete both in theory and practice. Notably, SET will evaluate and develop the
services continuously so that the "SET Fin Lab" can entirely cater to the
capital market personnel development," added Pakorn.

Steven Yankelson, Head of Financial Products Enterprise Sales for ASEAN, 
Bloomberg Singapore, stated that it is delightful that SET prioritizes the
promotion of knowledge among university students, professionals and capital
market researchers, by enabling them to learn via the world-class financial
tools, and has recently established the "SET Fin Lab" to develop learners to
become professionals. By creating experiences and encouraging opportunities with
practical applications from real tools via the Bloomberg for Education
financial program, this will provide opportunities for the learners to access
the same information that the professionals use in their work. Such program also
provides data feed on securities prices and messaging via a secure and reliable

Moreover, the knowledge can be updated via Professional Training by Bloomberg in
the form of training and workshop, and the learners can monitor the economic
situation, finance and investment, as well as industry trends both domestically
and internationally.

"SET Fin Lab" is open for service every Monday - Saturday starting from August 
10, 2022 onwards at Maruay Library, The Stock Exchange of Thailand building,
Ratchadaphisek Road. For more details and reservation of various services,
please visit .

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