NO 239 – JANUARY 2013
2012 WFE market highlights

WFE Focus January 2013

Bucharest Stock Exchange launches joint project on corporate governance

The Bucharest Stock Exchange’s Board of Governors approved the launch of a joint BVB-European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) project on corporate governance in Romania. The objective of the project is to enhance key corporate governance practices of listed companies and their disclosure by improving the recommendations of the BVB Corporate Governance Code, and to strengthen its monitoring and implementation.

Qatar Exchange signs MoU with University

Qatar Exchange and the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in the field of education, training and consultation in terms of investment products traded on Qatar Exchange and global financial markets. This MoU is part of QE’s ongoing efforts to promote and strengthen the culture of securities investments among citizens and expatriates in the State of Qatar.

Warsaw Stock Exchange signs MoU with newspaper

On 19 December 2012, the Warsaw Stock Exchange and the daily newspaper GG Parkiet signed a letter of intent concerning cooperation in support of the Polish capital market. The main goals are to enhance the quality of knowledge of capital market participants and improve their access to information