NO 243 – MAY 2013

WFE Focus May 2013

Arab Federation of Exchanges annual meeting takes place in Tunisia

The annual meeting of the Arab Federation of Exchanges was held in Tunis on 16 / 18 May 2013, aimed at promoting joint efforts of Arab exchanges and financial institutions to support the Arab economies. On this occasion, the Tunis Stock Exchange took over the Muscat Securities Market for the AFE’s presidency.

Hong Kong Exchanges and Anhui Financial Services Office sign MoU

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing and Anhui Financial Services Office, part of the Anhui Provincial Government, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation and exchange of information.

Borsa Istanbul and EBRD sign MoU

Borsa Istanbul and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop regional capital markets. This includes potential joint investments in stock exchanges and related capital markets infrastructure along with technical assistance in countries where the EBRD invests. The cooperation will particularly focus on the Western Balkans, Central Asia and the southern and eastern Mediterranean.