The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has announced a partnership with ‘Bloomberg’ for the establishment of a world-class finance laboratory.
The lab, which will be constructed in SET’s Maruay Library in Bangkok seeks to facilitate advanced learning and research studies by enabling university partners and capital market researchers to develop human resources and enhance knowledge.
It is also expected to strengthen the foundation for the benefit of the Thai capital market.
Furthermore, the project is expected to groom quality personnel among which include university students, securities professionals, and capital market researchers.
Commenting on the development, the president of SETPakorn Peetathawatchai said: “Given drastic technology developments and emerging financial innovation, personnel in the capital market, including those who want to become professionals, need to develop and sharpen skills regularly. “SET Fin Lab” is geared up to motivate learning, with real practical exercises equipped with financial tools used by professionals in global capital markets.
“Initially, SET has kicked start the collaboration with eight pilot universities in bringing in finance students to gain experience. As for researchers, they can access the updated financial and investment information, with a reliable database for quality research works, eventually enhancing the capital market research potential to complete both in theory and practice. Notably, SET will evaluate and develop the services continuously so that the “SET Fin Lab” can entirely cater to the capital market personnel development.”