PSE kicks off 2022 financial literacy calendar with investment expo

PSE kicks off 2022 financial literacy calendar with investment expo

07:07 PM January 28, 2022

The Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE), together with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and various partner stakeholders, will hold a two-day online investment expo for free on January 29-30, 2022. The event will showcase a wide range of personal finance and investment-related topics for potential, new and existing investors that can help them achieve their money goals and build their investing strategies for the year.

“Since the start of the pandemic, we have seen more retail investors participate in the stock market. With restricted movement in most areas of the country, people are looking for avenues where they can channel their disposable income. We hope that they consider investing in the stock market as one of the best ways to maximize their hard earned money. This investment expo aims to help attendees make sound decisions related to their money and investments,” PSE President and CEO Ramon S. Monzon said.


The invited speakers for Day 1 of the conference include GCash Vice President and Head of Wealth Management Jong Layug who will discuss “The Shifting Business Landscape”; Philequity Management, Inc. Vice President Miguel Agarao who will delve on “2021 in Review and 2022 Outlook”; and Unicapital, Inc. First Vice President Pamela Louise Q. Victoriano who will talk about “Investing in IPOs”. Mr. Agarao and Ms. Victoriano will join PSE President and CEO Ramon S. Monzon in a panel discussion that will be moderated by ABS-CBN News Channel business news correspondent Michelle Krystle Ong.


Empower and Transform, OPC President and CEO Salve Duplito will moderate the topic, “Improving Your Relationship with Money” with key panelists, YouTube content creator Nicole Alba, Money Health Check founder and Tiktok content creator Antonette Aquino  and The Global Filipino Investors founder Floi Wycoco, joining the discussion.

COL Financial Group, Inc. Chief Investment Relations and Corporate Strategist April Lee Tan will talk about “Applying Smart Investing Strategies for the New Year”while BDO Securities, Inc. team composed of Stephanie Anne Dela Cruz, Karina Lee Lozada and John Paul Palma will discuss “The Starter Pack: Getting Started with BDO Securities”.

Topics for Day 2 include “Digital and Crypto Assets” to be moderated by PSE COO Roel A. Refran with key panelists Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Technology Risk and Innovation Supervision Department Director Melchor T. Plabasan, SEC Markets and Securities Regulation Department Director Vicente Graciano P. Felizmenio, Jr., Union Bank of the Philippines Chief Technology and Operations Officer, and Chief Transformation Officer Henry R. Aguda, and Chief Executive Officer Nauman N. Mustafa, leading the discussion. Other topics lined up on January 30 are: “Generating Consistent Returns for Your Stock Investments” by 8VI Holdings Limited Master Alex Ng, “Diversi-Fly: Starting a Budget-Friendly, Multi-Asset Portfolio on the Fly” by First Metro Securities Brokerage Corporation AVP and Head of Business Development and Market Education Andro Leo I. Beltran, “Crossroads: Navigating Change for Investors in 2022” by Abacus Securities Corporation Vice President for Research Raymond Neil Franco, and “Key Sector Trends to Expect in 2022” by BPI Securities Corporation Research Head Angelo Torres.

SEC Chairman Emilio B. Aquino will deliver the keynote message on opening day while Mr. Monzon will give the welcome remarks.

The Expo will be hosted by Ms. Danie Laurel, news anchor-producer of BusinessWorld Live on One News.

The PSE also prepared raffle prizes for lucky expo participants. Mechanics on how to qualify for the raffle will be shared during the event.


The PSE Investment Expo 2022 Event Presenters are Securities and Exchange Commission, Abacus Securities Corporation (MyTrade), BPI Securities Corporation, COL Financial Group, Inc., First Metro Securities Brokerage Corporation, GCash (Mynt – Globe Fintech Innovations, Inc.), Metro Pacific Investments Corporation, Philequity Management, Inc. and 8VI Holdings Limited. Platinum sponsors are Ayala Corporation, BDO Securities, DDMP REIT, Inc., DoubleDragon Corporation, First Gen Corporation, MerryMart Consumer Corp. and Unicapital Securities, Inc. Gold sponsors are AAA Southeast Equities, Inc., AREIT, Inc., Ayala Land, Inc., First Metro Asset Management, Inc., Globe Telecom, Inc., Robinson’s Retail Holdings, Inc. and Union Bank of the Philippines.

ABS-CBN News Channel, BusinessWorld, CNN Philippines and Inquirer Group of Companies are the media partners of the PSE Investment Expo 2022.

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