The 1st Scientific Conference on Capital Markets and Stock Exchanges took place on the 1st of November in Maputo
, an event organized by the Mozambique Stock Exchange (BVM) in partnership with the Instituto Superior de Ciência e Tecnologia de Moçambique (ISCTEM).
This is an initiative that aimed to promote reflection and debate on the Capital Market and Stock Exchange in the country, through the sharing of knowledge between academics, researchers, students, specialists and technicians from different areas of knowledge, and to raise and bring proposals for solutions to the challenges that the market presents.
The President of the Board of Directors (PCA) of the Mozambique Stock Exchange, Salim Cripton Valá, said that the academic community must assume itself as an active actor in promoting sustainable and inclusive development in the country, particularly in matters relating to the Securities Market. Capitals and Stock Exchange.
The development of scientific research, according to Salim Valá, has the potential to contribute to broadening the discussion on the relevance of the Capital Market and Stock Exchange, as well as helping them to become an important financial instrument to catalyze the Mozambican economy.
“BVM expects a lot from the academic community as a key pillar for the integrated and balanced development of Mozambique, more particularly its important role in making the Capital Market more vibrant, liquid, with greater depth and more sustainable. In addition to the results that we can obtain from this specific event, we launch the challenge for them to continue to train staff, reflect, study, research, debate and publish on the focal issues of these conferences and related themes in the future”, said Salim Valá.
In turn, the General Director of ISCTEM, Prof. Doctor Carvalho Madivat said that, “the holding of the first scientific days may not bring complete solutions to the problems they address, but they represent a contribution that will deserve the attention of BVM and ISCTEM, as well as motivating further deepening and continuity of studies, until the project design and the introduction of services based on the results presented here”.
On the occasion, the best academic works were awarded. In total, three of the eight works that reached the final stage received high marks from the jury, which evaluated, among others, the structure of the work, the content and the results obtained by the researchers.
The duo Félix de Sousa and Pacheco Vilanculos occupied the first position, with the research “The Capital Market as a sustainable mechanism for financing the economy”, having been awarded a check worth 150,000.00 thousand MT, 2 lap tops and research to be edited by BVM.
The second position went to Nazir Gulamo, who elaborated on “BVM's development mechanisms in relation to investment in companies”; and “Analysis of the factors that influence the low adhesion of Small and Medium-sized Companies to the Mozambique Stock Exchange”, by Henrique Nhassengo, came in third place. These two positions gained lap tops and the research will be edited by BVM.
It should be noted that in October last year (2022), BVM and ISCTEM signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the aim of ensuring cooperation in the scientific and cultural areas, as well as training and research on the Capital Market and Stock Exchange. Values.
The 1st Scientific Conferences on Capital Markets and Stock Exchanges were officially launched on April 5th of this year.Photo Events