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|IGI Finex Securities Limited, in association with Mobilink introduces Stock Pro
|IGI Finex Securities Limited, in association with Mobilink GSM, is introducing the first mobile trading platform that allows you to trade anytime, anywhere. With the new Mobilink Stock Pro application, customers can get ready to take stock trading out of the office and into the coffee shops-or anywhere else in over 5500 destinations nationwide. It will grant customers fast access to view real-time market information through their Mobilink network service provider, giving them the flexibility and availability to be in permanent contact with the markets - while on the move.
Trading Confirmation SMS Service
through IGI Securities
IGI Securities is introducing
an SMS service that will instantly confirm any trading transactions
made by investors—anytime, anywhere. Whether they buy
or sell, investors will be able to validate their trade, almost
immediately after they make their transaction. Investors can
avail this new SMS service by enrolling their cell phone numbers
on the IGI Securities website: www.igisecurities.com.pk,
calling the toll free call center at 0800-2-34-34 or simply
giving instructions while opening a trading account with IGI
This new service will provide investors
with the peace of mind that their trading transactions have
been executed, whether they are trading through a broker or
an online internet trading system like I-Trade. IGI Securities
has always been determined to offer highly innovative services
to its clients and this new SMS feature is just another effort
in this direction.
IGI Securities Limited is determined to
become the leading brokerage firm in Pakistan by providing
innovative services. IGI Securities is a wholly owned subsidiary
of IGI Investment Bank and a part of the IGI Financial Services
Group which offer services including Investment Banking, Insurance,
Brokerage and Asset Management.
Greenwich wins the IGI Investment
An award ceremony was
held at the IGI Securities Ltd. office at the Forum for the
winners of the IGI Investment Challenge Game.
Greenwich University was the winner of
the contest with a cash balance of Rs. 6,365,670/-. This amount
translates into an impressive 27.3% return in a short time
of 8 weeks. National University of Modern Language (NUML)
was the runners up with a closing portfolio of Rs.6,155,400/-
and the Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology (PAF-KIET)
ranked 3rd with a cash balance of Rs. 5,920,415/-. Kudos to
the students - Fazalih Hasan, Shiraz ul Hassan, Waqar Younus,
Waqar Yousuf and their teachers who demonstrated that there
is enormous potential among the youth of our country.
The winning team was presented with a
cheque of Rs. 100,000/- while NUML and PAF-KIET received a
cheque of Rs. 50,000 and Rs. 25,000/- respectively. Mr. Tanvir
Abid, Head of Institutional Equity Sales at IGI Securities
Ltd handed out the awards to the winning teams.
The IGI Investment Challenge Game offered
students the opportunity to gain insight into the dynamics
of the financial and capital markets in Pakistan and put their
aptitude to the test. For the 1st time in Pakistan, About
140 students from 25 prestigious educational institutions
competed on online integrated trading software called I trade
which was used to provide a real time trading experience to
students nationwide. Each team of 4 contestants was given
a virtual portfolio of Rs. 5000, 000/- to start the contest.
The game involved the use of supporting features like equity
trading limit / stop orders, margin-like functionality and
short selling providing students letting students virtually
test any trading strategy without risk.
The CEO of IGI Securities Rizwan Butt
expressed his appreciation to the participating institutions
who took part in the competition with immense interest and
made it possible for the IGI Investment Challenge Game to
be a success. “We are receiving calls from institutions
all over the country for the next IGI Investment Game Challenge”
IGI Securities, a full service brokerage
house of IGI Financial Services, dedicated to provide quality
services is proud to have organized the IGI Investment Challenge
Game. It is hoped that this contest achieved its goal of providing
students with the knowledge and experience to make better
investment decisions in the future. For more information please
log on to www.igisecurities.com.pk
or call our toll free no. 0800-23434.
|Economic Growth, The Indian Route
IGI Securities Limited
invited Mr. A Murugappan from India for a 3 day session to
speak on pertinent topics relating to the developing Indian
economy. Mr A Murugappan, Executive Vice President and the
Head of the Equities team at ICICI Securities Limited, one
of India’s leading Investment Banks is a Cambridge educated
lawyer with over 13 years experience in stock broking, investment
banking and private equity in UK and India.
Mr. Murugappan made his arrival here in Karachi on 9th August,
2007. For each of the 3 days he was here, Mr. Murugappan had
a 90 minute session at the IGI Securities office located at
the Forum in Karachi speaking extensively on the Growth Drivers
of the Indian Economy and the Development of the Indian Capital
Markets. As Pakistan is progressing on a similar route towards
development, these topics were chosen to learn about the opportunities
and hurdles faced by the Indian Economy on its path to development.
On his visit, Mr. Murugappan pointed out that there is a
great similarity in the economic structure of Pakistan and
India in terms of currency, education levels and culture and
the two countries can benefit significantly by sharing securities
based research. He remarked on how Indian economy and Indian
Capital Markets have developed over time and how Pakistan’s
economical structure is built along an identical framework.
The session was attended by Senior IGI Securities officials
and selected invitees from associated companies like the Packages
Group, ICI and Engro. Mr. Javed A Hasan, Executive Director
of IGI Investment Bank Limited also spoke on the occasion.
He said that Mr. Murugappan’s visit was a corner stone
in laying the foundation towards a progressive business relationship
between the 2 companies.
IGI Securities Limited , part of IGI Financial Services provides
quality brokerage services for both managed and self-directed
trade. IGI Securities is a wholly owned subsidiary of IGI
Investment Bank, part of the Packages Group. To find out more,
you can call toll free at 0800-2-34-34.
|IGI Securities Holds Seminar On The Future Prospects
Of Commodity & Stock Markets
Faisalabad , July 06, 2007: IGI Securities
conducted a seminar on the future prospects of Stock and Commodity
Markets at the Chenab Club. The speakers at the Seminar were
Mr Tanvir Abid, Head of Institutional Sales of IGI Securities
Limited and Mr. Mansoor Ali, Chief Operating Officer of the
National Commodity Exchange Limited.
At the Seminar Mr. Tanvir Abid spoke about the increasing
potential of the stock market for investment with improvements
in research and reporting and the involvement of regulatory
bodies. He commended the performance of the KSE as one of
the highest yielding stock markets of Asia . He further added
that the year 2007 has shown remarkable results for equity
Investors and the future potential of capital inflow looks
bright. Mr. Mansoor Ali gave an elaborate overview of the
Commodity Exchange Market in Pakistan and highlighted the
Future prospects of the Commodity Exchange as an important
catalyst in the development of capital markets. The seminar
ended with dinner being served.
The session provided an insight into the future prospects
of Investments in Pakistan . This Seminar was part of IGI
Securities initiative to educate business men and potential
investors about the financial atmosphere in Pakistan and equip
people with the knowledge to be able to make effective investment
decisions and the importance of the capital and equity markets
as part of their investment portfolio.
IGI Securities Limited is a wholly owned Subsidiary of IGI
Investment Bank Limited (previously First International Investment
Bank –INTERBANK). Part of IGI Financial Services; a dynamic
partnership of 4 companies, IGI Securities has been providing
quality brokerage services since 1994. For more information
log on to www.igisecurities.com
or call toll free at 0800-23434.
Financial Services at the Dawn life style
IGI Financial Services participated
in the Dawn Lifestyle Exhibition 2007 held on the 22nd, 23rd
and 24th June 2007 at the Karachi Expo Center. The participating
organizations were IGI Investment Bank Ltd, IGI Insurance
Ltd, and IGI Securities with their respective brands (Fund
Select, Travel, Fire, Marine, Auto Insurance and I-Trade).
This was the seventh successful year for the “All about
Lifestyles” Exhibition in which companies belonging
to different arenas gathered to display & promote their
services. The ambience was that of a gala full of people,
music, games; the turn out like every year was substantial
and the dedication of our team at the IGI Financial Services
stall made the event a success for us.
IGI Financial Services is a dynamic family of diversified
companies belonging to the Packages Group that provides investment
banking, insurance, asset management and full service brokerage
in stocks and securities to a variety of customers nationwide.
You can call us toll free at 0800-23434 to speak to our representative.
|IGI Launches I-trade
| IGI Securities Limited goes another extra
mile to provide its clients with a fully integrated online trading
platform “I-Trade”- a true synthesis of tradition
and technology with advanced trading systems in place. Clients
will now be able to access and manage their accounts via a secured
user friendly interface from their personal computers. I-trade
enables customers to trade conveniently anytime, anywhere with
access to a range of analytical tools, news updates and stock
alert service as well as the option of broker assisted services.
Building on the initiative of culturing a financial atmosphere
among the youth of Pakistan, IGI Securities has introduced
I-trade with a limited time offer where customers can open
an account with just Rs. 25,000 and at an extremely competitive
commission fee of only 0.05% which is the lowest in the entire
brokerage industry. Previously, IGI Securities was the first
company in Pakistan to initiate the IGI Investment Challenge
Game that allowed participating teams to invest in an online
trading account with a virtual portfolio of Rs. 5,000,000.
The purpose of this contest was to create interest, educate
and assist the young people of Pakistan to make better investment
decisions in the future.
I-trade will provide customers with additional value added
Nationwide Call Center Facility
Our Call Center agents are available to respond to any queries
and provide you assistance for your online brokerage requirements;
you can call our toll free number at 0800-2-34-34.
Broker Assisted Trade
You will have a designated account officer to coordinate with
you and answer your account and trade related queries.
Trading Platform Options
I-trade offers both Desktop and Web-based trading platforms
and equips you to build your own trading environment so you
can monitor your stocks in real time, place orders and manage
your account from your personal computer
I-trade will also offer customers with the option of subscribing
to the I-trade stock alerts. Through this service, you can
receive daily emails and SMS alerts for closing prices, confirmations,
recent announcements and analyst recommendations. You can
also log on to www.I-trade.com.pk
for more information.
IGI Securities Limited is determined to become the leading
brokerage firm in Pakistan by providing excellence in innovative
services. Our corporate culture has its foundation in a customer
oriented approach, innovation and flexibility while maintaining
the highest standards of professionalism and ethical values.
| IGI Securities initiates
"Investment Challenge Game"
IGI Investment Challenge Game is a contest
organized by IGI Securities Limited from March 19th
to May 14th 2007. This is a first of its kind Investment
Challenge Game introduced in Pakistan
Being part of Pakistan's financial sector, we recognize that
financial literacy can provide real-world content, as well
as a context for individual student improvement. Keeping this
in view IGI Securities has designed a cutting edge program
"IGI Investment Challenge Game"; that is sure to 'make a difference'
by enabling students to implement decision-making skills and
become wise and knowledgeable consumers, savers, investors,
users of credit, money managers, citizens, and members of
a global workforce and society.
The Investment Challenge Game will be initiated by I-Trade
- an on-line trading platform of IGI Securities. The teams
are required to invest in stock market portfolio funds; our
system connects to a real-life data feed, allowing students
to invest in an online trading account with Rs. 500,000 of
The IGI stock market game supports equity trading limit/stop
orders, margin-like functionality, short selling giving students
an opportunity to test virtually any trading strategy without
risk. The teams shall be assessed on their investment skills
and the top 3 teams shall be rewarded for their efforts.
IGI Securities Limited is a full service securities brokerage
house of IGI Financial Services, offering a broad array of
financial broking services. Founded in 1994, IGI Securities
has been providing customers access to a wide range of financial
instruments, including futures, foreign exchange, equities,
options, bonds and other funds.