Lisbon - 12 April 2013– On 17 April 2013, NYSE Euronext Lisbon will hold its Young Professional Sessions (YPS) for the first time. This initiative aims to promote financial literacy in the capital markets, and by providing such training the Exchange is able to contribute directly or indirectly to the development of the Portugues capital markets.
Organised in parternship with the financial intermediaries, the YPS are targeted at young professionals from financial institutions and law firms, consultants, auditors, regulators, associations, academics, journalists, and others who may have an interest in relevant capital markets matters.
The sessions will occur twice a month at the end of the day for two hours, in the offices of Euronext Lisbon (in Lisbon) or at Interbolsa (in Porto).
The first YPS takes place during The International Financial Literacy Week (promoted globally by NYSE Euronext) and is organised in partnership with Banco Best.
This first session will be preceeded by the Ring the Bell to close the market, with speeches by the President of the Portuguese Stock Exchange - Luís Laginha de Sousa, and the President of CMVM - Carlos Tavares. The full programme of the YPS 2013 will then be announced.
Programme of the first YPS:
Date: 17 April 2013
Reception: 4 p.m.
Closing Bell: 4.30 p.m.
- Luís Laginha de Sousa, NYSE Euronext Lisbon
- Carlos Tavares, CMVM
Venue: Euronext Lisbon, Av. da Liberdade, 196 – 8th Floor
Organised byNYSE Euronext Lisbon and Banco Best
Isabel Ferreira, CEO Banco Best
“New markets and platforms: searching for the ideal model”
Isabel Ucha (Director of Local Market Development, Euronext Lisbon)
- Determining factors of the evolution of market structure
- Liberalisation of the European market, new trading platforms
- Global merger and acquisition activity: successes and failures
- NYSE Euronext: who we are
- Impact on competition and fee quality
- Impact on pricing fee models
- Perspectives: costs and benefits of a “local” versus “global” approach
“The Tip of the Iceberg: trading visibility”
Carlos Almeida (Head of Trading, Banco Best)
- Trading as a media element: Pre and post-trade
- The exchanges and the major financial instruments
- Market participants: the national market profile
- The private investor and the new trading systems
- Regulation: recent changes and expected impact
- Financial literacy: building the Long-Term