Chittagong Stock Exchange

Exchange entity Chittagong Stock Exchange
Conducts business in Bangladesh
Number of listed companies  263
Domestic market capitalization (in Millions USD, as of 09/05/2017)  34,078.25
Has signed the SSE Commitment Letter? Yes
Has prepared SSE Communication to Stakeholders? No
Requires ESG reporting as a listing rule? No
  • Listed Companies have to report on compliance of conditions of Corporate Governance Guidelines of the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission in their annual Financial Reports.
Offers written guidance on ESG reporting? No, but has committed to publishing a guidance.
Offers ESG related training? No
Provides sustainability-related indices? No
Offers green bonds listings? No
Additional information
Organizational model of stock exchange
  • Demutualized in 2013
  • Incorperated as a limited company in 1995
  • After demutualization the Chittagong Stock Exchange Ltd (CSE) is registered as a Public Limited company under Companies Act, 1994. The Board, headed by elected Chairman from the Independent Directors, consist of 13 members comprising 7 Independent Directors, 5 Shareholder Directors including 1 Strategic Investor and the Managing Director. source
Regulatory bodies
Regulatory model
  •  CSE activities are regulated by its own Memorandum & Articles of Association, regulations and by laws along with the rules, order and notifications of the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC). Source
About the stock exchange
  • Location: Chittagong, Bangladesh
  • Chittagong Stock Exchange is one of the highly automated and sophisticated bourses of Bangladesh. CSE commenced its operation in 1995 and in 2013 it was converted into a demutualized Exchange. We are a fast progressing frontier market in the South Asia with a transformational business plan to accommodate new products and services. CSE Next Generation Trading System (NGTS) supports multi asset class and multi-channel trading facilities.
  • CSE is an affiliated member of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), the founding member of the South Asian Federation of Exchanges (SAFE) and a member of the OIC Member States’ Stock Exchanges Forum. CSE is maintaining wide exposure to international and regional exchanges through these forums.
Ownership of Exchange (Shares >4% only) Share