Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE)

Exchange entity Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE)
Conducts business in Jamaica
Number of listed companies (Dec./16) 65
Domestic Market capitalization (in Millions USD, Dec./16) 6,469
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
Offers green bonds listings? No
Additional Information
Organizational model of stock exchange
  • Privately owned, limited liability company
Regulatory bodies
  • Financial Services Commission
Regulatory model
About the stock exchange
  • Location: Kingston, Jamaica
  • The Jamaica Stock Exchange (“JSE”) is an august institution which was incorporated in 1968 and started operation in 1969. The JSE started its operation at the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) building and moved to its present building situated at 40 Harbour Street in 1998. The JSE’s principal mandate is the mobilization of capital to facilitate the growth and development of companies and by extension the economy. (more here)
Ownership of Exchange (Shares >4% only) Share
First Global Financial Services Ltd. 4.27%