Move part of an expansion plan to encourage retail investments
13 December 2011 – TKS Securities (Pvt) Limited, Tuesday unveiled its city branch at Town Hall as part of a long-term expansion that aims to attract and encourage retail investors to the stock market.
The branch, situated opposite Town Hall, next to Buddhist Ladies College – 4th Floor, 245, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 07, will offer equity investment advice to retail investors through trained professionals and live trading facilities to educate and encourage share trading among urban retail investors.
“We want to play a key role in developing Sri Lanka’s stock market, and we aim to do this through an active branch network – we’ve already reached out to rural investors, and through this branch we aim to offer our services to the urban population,” said Hussain Gani, Chief Executive Officer at TKS Securities.
Since launching operations in November 2010, TKS has launched three branches; it unveiled its first branch in Ratnapura in May and opened the second branch in Galle in September. It also recently rolled out its first investor seminar series at the Ratnapura branch and in Polonnaruwa to educate rural investors on equity investments.
TKS Securities (Pvt) Limited, a privately owned independent Broker/Dealer and SEC Registered Investment Advisor headquartered in Colombo, offers unparalleled equity trading, supported by scrupulous investment research in Sri Lanka’s capital market space. The company’s operations are spearheaded by a group of well-respected, both among local and foreign investors, and highly experienced management team, comprising veteran stock brokers and research analysts. Through developing the new online software, TKS aims to increase investor access to investment opportunities in Sri Lanka, as well as positively impact capital market turnover.