The importance of securities markets | Local Business

 The importance of securities markets | Local Business

T&T Sceurities and Exchange Commission

THIS week’s article focuses on the importance of the securities market to investors, businesses and the economy. The securities market is a subset of the financial sector in Trinidad and Tobago, and it is instrumental in channelling funds between “savers” (individuals, companies, and governments) who have money to invest, and “spenders” (governments, companies, small and micro enterprises) who need money to finance businesses and projects. Spenders include companies who wish to utilise capital to facilitate the expansion of their business or governments for infrastructural development.

How securities markets foster growth

The securities market contributes to the efficient allocation of capital resources in the economy. Without the securities market,…

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