Thai bourse to build tech-packed capital market learning centre
20 March 2014 | 1270 views | 0
Source: Thailand Stock Exchange
The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) will construct "Thai Capital Market Learning Center," located at its new head office, to be an ultramodern learning center with trendy interactive self-discovery concept, aiming to encourage general public to realize an importance of investment and financial planning.
The center is arranging design and construction auction. Auction rules and term of reference will be provided from March 20 to 27, 2014
Pattera Dilokrungthirapop, working group's chairman for the construction of "Thai Capital Market Learning Center," said that SET is constructing its new head office on Ratchadaphisek road (next to the Embassy of the People's Republic of China) to become a comprehensive capital market center and will allocate 1,260 square meters for the capital market learning center. The center is designed to be a main learning source to educate the public for the connection of capital market and economic system and key developments of the capital market. It will also build investment culture, urging the public to understand capital market's mechanism and realize the importance of investment and financial planning.
SET President Charamporn Jotikasthira and working group's deputy chairman for the construction said that SET has placed emphasis on developing savings literacy, financial planning and investment. Financial Literacy is a key foundation to strengthen the Thai society to grow sustainably. The center will be one of the main landmarks of capital market and investment learning for SET and the Thai capital market as a whole. The learning center will be designed in the form of interactive self-discovery center with efficient technology to ensure that all gender and age of audiences can learn by themselves. This is part of SET's long-term capital market development, enabling people to access key capital market learning source conveniently.
SET has announced the auction to design and build the capital market learning center. Auction rules and term of reference will be provided from March 20 to 27, 2014.