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ICIFA to host hybrid conference in drive for new investment opportunities

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 3- The Institute of Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (ICIFA) is set to host a two-day hybrid investment conference from October 8.

The conference which will take place in Mombasa will combine virtual and physical sessions for delegates who will be laying out strategies for investments in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Speaking during the pre-event media briefing, ICIFA Chief Executive Officer, Diana Muriuki-Maina said the conference will bring together business leaders drawn from the financial services industry.

“The delegates will explore different strategies for investment in the new normal,” Muriuki. said adding that it will be officially opened by the Cabinet Secretary National Treasury and Planning Ukur Yattani.

During the conference, captains of industry will also discuss various themes around doing business in Africa while connecting to available opportunities in the continent.

“The conference is the platform for delegates to interact directly and virtually with regulators, partners, government representatives, and potential clients as they share the opportunities and challenges faced when investing in Kenya and Africa at large,” she added.

Other key topics set for discussion include public investment strategies to spur GDP growth, The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) strategies to boost listings amid the Covid-19 pandemic, evaluating the impact of Covid-19 on the Kenyan financial markets, regulatory measures to boost retirement planning in the new normal among others


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