World Investor Week - October 9-15, 2023

All you need to know about SEBI’s World Investor Week 2023

World Investor Week is an annual event celebrated by securities market regulators across the globe to promote investor education and awareness. It is organized by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), of which the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is a member.

  • When: October 9-15, 2023
  • Theme: Financial Education and Empowerment
  • Objective: To educate and empower investors to make informed financial decisions.

How does SEBI plan to celebrate World Investor Week 2023?

SEBI has planned a series of activities for WIW 2023, including:

  • Nukkad Natak competition: This competition invites teams to create and perform short street plays with investor awareness messages.
  • Investor education webinars and seminars: These events will cover a range of topics related to investing, such as financial planning, risk management, and fraud awareness.
  • Social media campaigns: SEBI will use social media to raise awareness about investor rights and responsibilities, and to share tips on safe and informed investing.

How will this move help the development of the community overall?

Educated and empowered investors are better equipped to make informed financial decisions, which can lead to improved financial outcomes. A financially literate community is also more resilient to economic shocks and challenges. By promoting investor education and awareness, SEBI’s celebration of World Investor Week 2023 will contribute to the overall development of the community.

Disclaimer: This post has been written exclusively for educational purposes. It is based on several secondary sources on the internet.