2 parties commit to raising standards in commodities trading sector
The Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) and the Ghana Investment and Securities Institute Limited (GISI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on education and professional development in commodities trading.
The collaboration for the Ghana Commodity Exchange Certification Programme, is to prepare participants towards fostering expertise and proficiency within the commodities market.
The programme aims to provide participants with comprehensive knowledge of Structured Trading Systems and its related ecosystem, build the capacity of existing market participants, and provide Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for commodity traders.
In a joint release issued on November 1, it said the collaboration is committed to raising the standards in Ghana's commodities trading sector.
“The programme has been thoughtfully structured to equip participants with the practical tools that are needed to successfully navigate the dynamics of the ever-changing market.
The initiative is expected to be a driving force behind the remarkable growth and development of Ghana's commodities market as a whole,” it said.
The release, the Ghana Commodity Exchange Certification Programme in Commodity Trading (CPCT) will focus on equipping participants with in-depth understanding of Commodity Trading adding that “the certificate will serve as an essential prerequisite for securing a trading license with the Ghana Commodity Exchange.”
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX), Tucci Ivowi, said the GCX Certification Programme in Commodity Trading (CPCT) showcases our dedication to fostering expertise and proficiency.
“We eagerly anticipate making an enduring impact on the growth and development of Ghana's commodities market and beyond. The strategic partnership between the Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) and the Ghana Investment and Securities Institute Limited (GISI) marks a significant milestone in our commitment to advancing education and professional development in commodities trading,” she said.
For his part, the CEO of GISI, Alexander Williams, explained that the quality of the training manuals at GISI has been recognised as excellent and of international standard.
“Through our collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment (CISI), our Institute is gradually appearing on the international scene because of its portability. You should therefore expect a high standard from the GISI and we expect nothing less from the GCX. Persons holding our joint certificate will do so with pride,” he added.