The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) concluded the first Financial Competition for Universities’ Students on Thursday, which was aimed at promoting investment awareness among university students.
The participating students were required to carry out a basic analysis of stock market liquidity, identifying and discussing factors affecting liquidity with recommendations for
The students presented their results before a panel of independent judges. The participating teams were from Qatar University, Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) College of Islamic Studies (CIS), Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, Stenden Qatar University of Applied Sciences, Georgetown University in Qatar, and AFG College with the University of
Rashid bin Ali al-Mansoori, chief executive officer, QSE, lauded the co-operation between QSE and local universities, adding that the QSE is actively participating in nation-building activities as part of its social responsibility towards supporting all segments of the local community, in line with Qatar National Vision 2030.
“Based on this responsibility, the QSE frequently participates in student activities by combining practical and theoretical learning. By engaging in real world events and challenging students to grapple with the same opportunities and risks that are present in a real trading environment, they learn about their world through a hands-on approach, while also serving as leaders in their communities.
“In line with the human, economic and social pillars of sustainability, QSE plays a vital role in empowering our youth and students through various customized initiatives and programs targeting youth,” al-Mansoori added.
QSE Marketing and Communications director Hussein Mohamed al-Abdulla thanked Qatar Securities Company, Anytime Fitness and Aamal Company for sponsoring the competition.
“We are committed to investing in our youth and we are constantly seeking to help them by providing them with professional training and awareness cultures,” al-Abdalla said.
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