Dhaka Stock Exchange

Country
Bangladesh
Number of listed companies
308
Domestic market capitalization
41,126
SSE Partner Exchange

Yes

Has annual sustainability report

No

  • The annual report does include a corporate governance section
Requires ESG reporting as a listing rule

No

  • Compliance with Corporate Governance guidelines is a requirement for listing.
Has written guidance on ESG reporting

No

  • Corporate Governance Guidelines, issued in 2012, found here.
Offers ESG related training

Yes

  • 20 May 2018 and 26 July 2018: Workshop on Corporate Transparency & Sustainability Reporting for listed companies
  • 26 July 2018: Workshop on Corporate Transparency & Sustainability Reporting- Policies & Practice for listed companies and capital market regulators

 

Has sustainability-related indices

No

 

Has sustainability bond listing segment

No

Has SME listing platform

No

Additional information
Organizational model of stock exchange
  • Public Limited Company, demutualized in 2013.
Regulatory model
  • The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) is registered as a Public Limited Company and its activities are regulated by its Articles of Association, rules & regulations and by-laws along with the rules, order and notifications of the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC)(Source)
About the stock exchange
  • Originally incorporated in 1954. Headquarters in Dhaka, Bangladesh. More on company here.
  • Public Company Limited by Share. Not listed company (Presently 266 shareholders).
Ownership of Exchange (Shares >4% only) Share