Any citizen or business.
Note: The Investor's Guide is addressed to all those who apply or plan to apply their savings in investment products traded on stock exchanges or investment funds, mainly private investors.
At any time.
»Do not have documents and requirements.
You have no costs.
At the time.
The Investor's Guide aims to answer questions about the functioning of financial instruments markets, using language accessible to the general public and investors less familiar with the terminology of the stock markets. It contains warnings and recommendations to investors in relation to aspects of the functioning of markets that require precautions or special attention.
In selecting the questions that are answered, the Committee on Securities Market (CMVM) was based on more than 6,000 inquiries and 1,300 complaints and complaints to the Investor Support Service since 2000, that being between the issues that have raised greatest number of inquiries from investors to the CMVM are:
- Investors' rights;
- The provision of information by and about issuers;
- The distribution of dividends and trading in the form of ex-rights;
- The calculation of counterparts in takeover bids;
- The marketing, underwriting, valuation, redemption and profitability of advertising units in securities and real estate investment funds;
- The rules for the transmission of stock market orders and market trading;
- The unauthorized financial intermediation;
- The charging of fees by the financial intermediaries for their services;
- The squeeze-acquisitions and losses of listed company.
The Investor's Guide is divided into eight thematic notebooks containing information on:
- The CMVM, their skills and the services it provides for the protection of investors;
- Securities, the main financial instruments traded, the respective characteristics;
- Public offers, where conditions can be launched and accepted by investors and what information on the same, must be made;
- What are issuers of securities and that information should be provided to investors depending on the various types of values that apply their savings;
- Portuguese securities markets, ways to negotiate and dissemination of quotations;
- Financial intermediaries, the services they provide and the duties to which they are obliged by their clients and investors in general;
- Investment funds, various types of funds, depending on the assets in which they invest and the information that must be provided to participants;
- Investors, the special rights they enjoy and the services provided by the CMVM;
- A glossary of some of the current terms in language scholarship.