Bahrain Bourse Concludes its Participation in the Youth City 2030 Program

Monday, August 19, 2019
Bahrain Bourse concluded its participation in “Youth City 2030” program in its 10th edition, held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Work and Youth Affairs and Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS), organized by the Ministry of Youth & Sports Affairs and supported by Tamkeen as a strategic partner. The event took place at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre from 14th of July to 8th of August 2019 under the slogan “Bahraini and proud”.

During the final ceremony of the Youth City 2030, the first place winning team was announced followed by the team with the best presentation, and the team with the best financial performance.

Bahrain Bourse’s participation in the Youth City goes in line with its awareness programs that aim to enhance financial literacy awareness among various age groups and especially the youth, and intends to have a positive long-term effect on both the community awareness level and on the participants of the program.

Bahrain Bourse highly values the importance of awareness programs that aim to enhance financial literacy for various age groups. Bahrain Bourse has been running several awareness programs including the “Smart Investor Program” which targets elementary level students, and “TradeQuest” program which targets high school and university students and has been running for the past 21 years, in addition to the “Investment Academy” which is a joint initiative between Bahrain Bourse & BIBF aimed at promoting training programs to support the Capital Market in Bahrain and is targeted towards beginner, intermediate, and professional investors.

Bahrain Bourse’s Trading Challenge is a virtual trading competition aimed at providing participants with practical experience of trading in the stock market, where students are expected to analyze and select, and manage a portfolio of equities listed on Bahrain Bourse.