Bourse des Valeurs Mobilières de Tunis

Exchange entity Tunis Stock Exchange (Bourse des Valeurs Mobilières de Tunis/BVMT)
Conducts business in Tunisia
Number of listed companies (02/16)   78
Domestic market capitalization (in Millions USD, 02/16)  9,092
Has signed the SSE Commitment Letter? Yes
Has prepared SSE Communication to Stakeholders? No
Requires ESG reporting as a listing rule? No
Offers written guidance on ESG reporting? No
Offers ESG related training? No
Provides sustainability-related indices? No
Has green bond listings? No
Additional Information Social responsibility represents a growing focus for the Tunis Stock Exchange. We trust that beyond managing market operation, we have to help developing a sustainable, efficient and fair market environment. The key is promoting financial literacy and investor education.The exchange has set up an ambitious nation-wide program in 2012 to disseminate stock market culture. This program is based on:
  • An educational portal , called “Investia Academy” which offers self-study courses adapted to various targets and consisting of multimedia teaching modules: rapid learning, e-learning, educational games, cartoons and video testimonials. They help in acquiring and exercising knowledge. (source: www.investia-academy.com )
  •  Online stock challenge called “Myinvestia” which aims to introduce participants to the good practices of investment in securities portfolio, and test the market rules. (source: www.myinvestia.com)
Organizational model of stock exchange Limited company equally held by Brokerage firms. Minister of finance is represented by a Government commissioner
Regulatory bodies
Regulatory model CMF is a public authority. Independent, it has legal personality and financial autonomy.The CMF is responsible for ensuring the protection of savings invested in securities, the organization of markets and ensure their smooth operation to prevent practices that may impede the proper functioning. It is also responsible for monitoring financial reporting and punishment of breaches or violations of the regulations. It has under his control Tunis Stock Exchange, the Brokers and Tunisian Clearing. Source: http://www.cmf.org.tn
About the stock exchange In February 1969, the BVMT was created as a public establishment. In November 1995 Tunis Stock Exchange, was created as a limited company held by the brokers, 23 in total.Source: www.bvmt.com.tn
Ownership of Exchange (Shares >4% only) Share