New Zealand Stock Exchange

Country
New Zealand
Number of listed companies
176
Domestic market capitalization
98,685
SSE Partner Exchange

Yes

Has annual sustainability report

No

  • However, Annual Report contains Corporate Governance section (pg 27).
  • Corporate Governance section of website.
  • ESG Reporting Framework in progress for 2018 reports.
Requires ESG reporting as a listing rule

No

Has written guidance on ESG reporting

Yes

Offers ESG related training

No

Has sustainability-related indices

No

Has sustainability bond listing segment

No

Has SME listing platform
Additional information
  • Signed an MOU in January 2018 with the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) to promote cooperation as well as sustainability and green finance initiatives across the Asia-Pacific markets.
  • Signed a similar MOU in March 2018 with the Singapore Exchange (SGX)
Organizational model of stock exchange
  • Listed company for profit; demutualized in 2002
Regulatory bodies
Regulatory model
Limited Exchange Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) Model
  • The New Zealand Exchange (NZE) co-regulates the stock exchange with the Financial Markets Authority (FMA). However the FMA has ultimate regulatory approval and is in charge of enforcing securities, company reporting, and company laws.
About the stock exchange
Location: Wellington, New Zealand.
  • NZX provides high quality information, data and tools to support business decision making. We build and operate capital, risk and commodity markets and the infrastructure required to support them. We strive to make a meaningful difference to wealth creation for our shareholders, and the individuals, businesses and economies in which we operate. Source
Ownership of Exchange (Shares >4% only) Share
ANZ Banking Group 9.50%
Fisher Funds Management Ltd 9.00%
Mark Rhys Weldon (company founder) 4.50%
Accident Compensation Corp. 4.10%