Pakistan Mercantile Exchange (PMEX) holds InvestExpo 2024 in Lahore

Pakistan Mercantile Exchange (PMEX), the country’s only licensed and regulated commodity futures exchange, organised a two-day InvestExpo 2024 in Lahore on May 17-18, 2024 with the support of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP). Governor Punjab, Sardar Saleem Haider inaugurated the event.

The first-ever ‘savings and investment expo’ comprised of an exhibition by 30 leading companies from the financial sector, including the stock exchange, central depository, national clearing, equity & commodity brokerage houses, mutual & pension funds, insurance & takaful industry, and microfinance sector.

Besides the expo, the event also included an Inaugural Ceremony where the Governor Punjab was the chief guest. Two additional investor awareness sessions were also held where market experts talked about risks, opportunities, and benefits of investing in stocks, commodities, mutual funds, and insurance. The aim of InvestExpo2024–Lahore was to help increase awareness amongst the general public about the diverse saving methods and investments opportunities available in Pakistan, as well as educate them against illegal/fraudulent schemes.

The expo attracted a large number of participants from diverse sectors highlighting the growing significance of financial literacy in the country.