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The Commission for the Financial Market (CMF) opens World Investor Week, internationally promoted by IOSCO


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September 27th, 2018.- The Commission for the Financial Market (CMF for its initials in Spanish) reports that, for the second year in a row, it will host World Investor Week (WIW) in our country. The initiative is promoted by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), and it will be carried out between October 1st and 7th. More than 80 countries will participate in WIW.

WIW seeks to promote financial education in investors and in those interested in beginning to invest with the aim of encouraging greater awareness in those people of the opportunities, risks and alternatives which they must consider when investing.

During this week, the CMF will organize and develop a series of activities particularly aimed at retail investors, students, and future pensioners, with the purpose of expanding their financial knowledge, through different broadcasting campaigns in different mass media, presentations, education discussions, social networks (@CMF_Educa; @CMF_HEsenciales, and Linkedin).

This week will make up part of the activities which will take place during Financial Education Month in October, organized by the Treasury Department, the Superintendence of Banks and Financial Institutions, the Superintendence of Pensions, Sernac, and the CMF.

WIW program of activities in Chile

To get to know the activities which will be taking place in our country, we invite you to check the following link: WIW program of activities in Chile.

About the WIW
World Investor Week is a worldwide initiative developed by IOSCO in order to promote financial education and protection of investors. In this campaign, more than eighty countries will simultaneously participate through activities organized by securities regulators members of IOSCO, and other entities which belong to this body in six continents.

To get to know the activities which will be taking place during this week in the different countries, check the following website:

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) is the international body which gathers securities regulators from around the world. This body develops, implements, and promotes support for the internationally recognized rules for the regulation of the Securities Market. It works in coordination with the G20 and the Financial Stability Board (FSB), on the global agenda for regulatory reform.

About the CMF
The CMF is the public body which regulates and oversees the entities and activities which take part in the Securities and Insurance Markets in Chile. The CMF is a public service of a technical nature, and it is headed by a council made up of by five Commissioners. It relates with the President of Chile through the Ministry of Finance.

One of its main purposes is to safeguard the correct operation, development, and stability of the financial market, easing the participation of the agents of this market, and promoting the care of public trust.

For more information about the CMF visit:

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