SIDC essay competition on investing in the capital market

The Securities Industry Development Centre (SIDC), the education and training arm of the Securities Commission (SC), launched an essay competition themed “My Investment Experience” that will commence 1 June 2006. Investors are invited to share their personal experiences in investing in the Malaysian capital market and stand to win attractive cash prizes ranging between RM2000 to RM200 each.

Through this competition, the SIDC aims to raise investor awareness on the importance of prudent investing, as well as the risks and rewards associated with investing.

The essay competition is open to all Malaysians aged 18 and above, and the closing date for the competition is 15 July 2006. Each entry must be the writer’s personal experience in trading in the stock market, investing in capital market products or schemes, or other investment-related matters. Essays must be between 800 to 1200 words, in Bahasa Malaysia or English.

Further information on the competition and the entry form are available here and at the Malaysian Investor website. Interested participants are advised to read the terms and conditions of the competition before submitting their entries.