The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) together with Bloomberg, the world’s leading financial data provider, has established “SET Fin Lab” at SET’s Maruay Library, as a world-class finance laboratory to facilitate advanced learning and research studies, enabling university partners and capital market researchers to develop human resources, enhance knowledge, and strengthen foundation for the benefit of the Thai capital market as a whole.
SET President Pakorn Peetathawatchai said that SET aims to develop the capital market to benefit all sectors under the vision ‘To Make the Capital Market Work for Everyone’. One of the key missions is to nurture and develop quality personnel spanning university students, securities professionals and capital market researchers for the Thai capital market. SET has consistently encouraged them to be equipped with knowledge and expertise in the use of international financial instruments.
“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 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,” added Pakorn.
Steven Yankelson, Head of Financial Products Enterprise Sales for ASEAN, Bloomberg Singapore, stated that it is delightful that SET prioritizes the promotion of knowledge among university students, professionals and capital market researchers, by enabling them to learn via the world-class financial tools, and has recently established the “SET Fin Lab” to develop learners to become professionals. By creating experiences and encouraging opportunities with practical applications from real tools via the Bloomberg for Education financial program, this will provide opportunities for the learners to access the same information that the professionals use in their work. Such program also provides data feed on securities prices and messaging via a secure and reliable network.
Moreover, the knowledge can be updated via Professional Training by Bloomberg in the form of training and workshop, and the learners can monitor the economic situation, finance and investment, as well as industry trends both domestically and internationally.
“SET Fin Lab” is open for service every Monday – Saturday starting from August 10, 2022 onwards at Maruay Library, The Stock Exchange of Thailand building, Ratchadaphisek Road. For more details and reservation of various services, please visit www.maruey.com .