Launch of Borsa İstanbul

On April 5, 2013, a bell ringing ceremony was organized at Borsa İstanbul’s headquarters in İstinye on the occasion of the launch of Borsa İstanbul, a prominent project of the Turkish financial world. Hosted by Borsa İstanbul Chairman & CEO İbrahim M. Turhan, the ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and other distinguished members of the government, private sector and international representatives.

As part of the İstanbul International Financial Centre project - positioning İstanbul as a significant actor in the global financial scene and a regional hub in Euroasia region-  İstanbul Menkul Kıymetler Borsası (İMKB) merges with İstanbul Gold Exchange and Turkish Derivatives Exchange under the new brand “Borsa İstanbul”. Borsa İstanbul has plans to incorporate Energy and Commodity contracts in its markets in the near future as well. 

With its renewed structure, Borsa İstanbul has become a joint stock company and will work to improve capital markets with diverse set of financial products and services as the sole trading platform in Turkey.

For further information, please visit Borsa İstanbul’s new website at www.borsaistanbul.com .