November 28, 2017

This Christmas Be a Scam Spotter

Every year thousands of people all over the world lose millions of dollars due to investment scams. The internet and advances in digital communications increase the prevalence of these scams and also make them harder to track and identify. Thankfully there are some warning signs that you can look out for, in order to avoid falling victim to scammers. But first let’s clearly define an investment scam.   What is an investment scam? Investment scams basically aim to get unsuspecting […]
November 16, 2017

Cryptocurrency – What should you know?

Initial coin and token offerings are becoming increasingly popular ways for businesses to raise money. Social media advertising aids in proliferating such investments across different countries. As such, investors all over the world, even in Trinidad and Tobago, may be eager to get in on this new trend, but should be wary of the considerable risks that often accompany these investments. Businesses and individuals may use initial coin offerings (ICOs) and initial token offerings (ITOs) to fund the development of […]
September 5, 2017

International Literacy Day – September 8th

Commemorated on September 8th every year, International Literacy Day, addresses current challenges and looks to innovative solutions to further boost literacy in the future.  It also promotes literacy as an instrument to empower individuals, communities and societies. The theme this year is “Literacy in a digital world” and we at the Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission would like to encourage you to improve all areas of your life, including your access to information, knowledge management, networking and social services, […]
August 10, 2017

TTSEC Commemorates International Youth Day 2017

Every year, on August 12, the world collectively acknowledges the importance and value of our youth. Young people all over the world at different stages of development, existing in different socio-economic settings, aspire to fully participate in society. One means whereby the Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC) facilitates youth development is by educating them on the value of economic independence. According to ‘The World Youth Report on Youth Civic Engagement’, ‘the transition from youth to adulthood marks […]