The Lusaka Stock Exchange was proud to celebrate its 20 years of Creating Wealth and an Investment culture in Zambia on its 20th Anniversary on 21st February 2014.
The celebrations kicked off with the launch of Capital Market week, which ran from Monday 17th to the LuSE’s Birthday on Friday 21st February 2014.During this week, the LuSE gifted the general public with an Investor-Mini Mart exhibition, which took place from Tuesday, 19th to Thursday 20th February 2014 at various malls between market trading hours, 11am to 2 pm. Free financial information was provided to the public as well as free, on-site account opening and on-site trading with our respective brokers, namely Madison Assets Management Company, Equity Capital Resources and Intermarket Securities.
This was followed by an official launch of the LuSE’s 20th Anniversary on the eve of the anniversary by Honourable Alexander B. Chikwanda, MP – Minister Of Finance.
The dawn of the 20th Anniversary was introduced with a Peer Forum, moderated by Mr. Mumba Kapumpa S.C under the panel discussion of Raising Capital on the LuSE- Experiences by Listed companies; Prof. Oliver Saasa under the topic f Going public- The listing process and requirements; and Mr. J. Chikolwa under The role of Institutional Investors as liquidity providers. Serving as a prelude to the 20th Anniversary Dinner, the Peer Forum was an engaging and insightful occasion that allowed some of the LuSE listed companies to share their testimonials and experiences of utilizing the Stock Market for business growth. In particular, Zambeef Products Plc, Real Estate Investments Zambia Plc, Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc and Prima Reinsurance Plc, just to name a few.
Celebrated in style, with our valued stakeholders, the 20th Anniversary celebrations were concluded with a lavish dinner at the Taj Pamodzi Hotel, graced by Michael Gondwe, the Governor of Bank of Zambia, as Guest of Honour, Bob Nkhosa as Master of Ceremonies, and entertainment by Maureen Lilanda.
Read more about the achievements and background as well as future objectives of the Lusaka Stock Exchange here..