Belarusian Currency and Stock Exchange

Exchange entity Belarusian Currency and Stock Exchange
Conducts business in Belarus
Number of listed companies (Exchange Website, May/17) 55
Domestic market capitalization (In USD, Dec./16)  1,238.75
Has signed the SSE Commitment Letter? Yes
Has prepared SSE Communication to Stakeholders? No
Requires ESG reporting as a listing rule? Yes
  • On 1 November 2017 the BCSE updated its listing rules, which included the introduction of a questionnaire for issuers of securities on the social and environmental aspects of the organization's activities and corporate governance issues into the Appendix 2 of the Rules.
Offers written guidance on ESG reporting? No
Offers ESG related training? No
Provides sustainability-related indices? No
Has green bond listings? No
Additional Information
Organizational model of stock exchange
Regulatory bodies
Regulatory model
About the stock exchange Belarusian Currency and Stock Exchange (BCSE) is the trading platform serving the three main segments of the organized financial market of the Republic of Belarus (currency, stock and futures market).BCSE carries out the following activities: organization of trading, clearing and depository activities, activities on electronic document system (SED) and information services.In addition, BCSE performs the function of supporting indicative quotations on assets traded outside the trading floor, and acts as a central registrar of information about OTC securities transactions. The main purpose of the Exchange is to promote the formation of fully organized financial market that meets its members’ needs, providing the government with effective market mechanisms for monetar and fiscal policy implementation, for performing supervisory and regulatory functions. (source)
Ownership of Exchange (Shares >4% only) Share
Controlling block of shares belongs to the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus > 99,9%