The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) announces ‘CSE Masterminds 2018’, the second edition of Sri Lanka’s industry-wide capital market quiz competition. The event will be held on 11 July at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo from 4 p.m. onwards, where a number of public and private companies and other institutions from around the country would be represented.
Organised with the objective of enhancing knowledge of the capital market, participants at the competition will be tested and rewarded for their knowledge of the stock market, global capital markets, local and international business and other areas with relation to the management of financial securities.
The inaugural edition of ‘CSE Masterminds’, attracted the participation of listed companies across industry and sector groups represented in CSE, with Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC emerging as the overall winner. ‘CSE Masterminds 2018’ will offer a cash prize of Rs. 100,000 for the winning team with additional cash prizes of Rs. 75,000 and Rs. 50,000 awarded to second and third placed teams in the overall competition, while other segmental awards also will be on offer.
CSE Masterminds 2018 is supported by First Capital Holdings as the Platinum Sponsor, Nations Trust Bank as the Gold Sponsor, and Bank of Ceylon, DFCC Bank, Softlogic Stockbrokers and Taprobane Securities as Silver Sponsors. The Shangri-La Hotel Colombo is the Hospitality Partner while the event is also supported by Lite FM as the Radio Partner and Entertainment Unlimited as the Event Management Partner.
Commenting on the event, CSE CEO Rajeeva Bandaranaike said, “Building up on what was a successful inaugural edition, CSE Masterminds in 2018 is set to reach out to a broader audience, offering participants a unique platform to demonstrate their knowledge of both the capital market and other related local and international developments. We encourage corporates and capital market stakeholders to take part in what would be an engaging competition this year.”
The competition format and guidelines, including the registration process can be accessed through www.cse.lk or by contacting 0112356522.