Saturday, 21 April 2018 | 16:28 WIB

IDX Conducts Capital Market Education in Riau, Bali This Week

Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX).

JAKARTA, NNC - Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) is committed to hold a capital market socialization program in a sustainable way to improve the financial literacy of Indonesian society. Throughout this week (April 9-13, 2018), IDX has conducted capital market education in three different places in Riau Province.

IDX Corporate Communications Division explained that the activities include Public Education in SMA 2 Pekanbaru senior high school on Monday (4/9), and Public Education to SMK Perpajakan vocational high school, Riau on Tuesday (4/10) by the Representative Office of IDX of Riau, and Capital Market School Batch I of Level I and II at the Sharia Faculty of UIN Suska (Islamic State University), Riau on Thursday (4/12).

This week also IDX officially operated IDX Representative Office in Denpasar located at Jalan Cok Agung Tresna No.163 Renon, Denpasar, on Saturday (4/14).

Head of IDX Denpasar Representative Office, Agus Andiyasa, said that the potential of Bali, whether from the side of capital market investors or as a tourism area, needs a new building of its own that becomes a container for the capital market industry in Bali.

"With the new building that is strategically located, hopefully it will be useful for people who want to learn and who want to know the ins and outs of investing in Indonesia Capital Market," said Agus.

Furthermore, this activity is also continued with Investor Club Gathering with the i Stock community of Denpasar, and currently the number of capital market investors in Denpasar as of March 2018 reaches 11,701 single investor identification (SIDs).

The opening of IDX trading this week was conducted by Alumni of SMA Negeri 4 Jakarta senior high school on Tuesday (4/10), and Chief Economist of World Bank of East Asia & Pacific Sudhir Setty in the framework of Commencement of IDX Trading and Presentation of EAP Economic Update April 2018 Report on Friday (4/13).