A Visit to Colombo Stock Exchange

A visit to Colombo Stock Exchange was organized for the second year undergraduates of the Department of Accountancy on 17th November 2015 under the course unit of Advance Corporate Finance under the guidance of Professor P.M.C.Thilakarathne, Senior Lecturer-Department of Accountancy, Dr. D.K.Y.Abeywardhana, Senior Lecturer-Department of Accountancy, Mrs. K.D.G.N.Wijesinghe, Senior Lecturer-Department of Accountancy and Mr. Prabath Perera Lecturer, Department of Accountancy.

Undergraduates were made aware of the History of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), the capital mechanism taking place, pricing mechanism and the listing rules and procedures. It was a great opportunity to gain practical information on the CSE mechanism which would help students to lay the basic foundation for investment. Mr. Prabath Perera Lecturer, Department of Accountancy and Mr. Malintha Perera, Assistant Lecturer, Department of Accountancy too participated for the event.

Special thanks should go to Dr. Anura Karunanayake, Head –Department of Accountancy, Mr. Asiri Peramunugama, Executive- Investor Education/Market Development of the Colombo Stock Exchange, for the immense support given to make this visit a success.

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