JSE signs memorandum of understanding with the Stock Exchange of Mauritius

Johannesburg, 17 September 2015: Today, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and the Stock Exchange of Mauritius signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) as a firm indication to foster the development of a strategic partnership.  The MoU serves as the foundation in the areas of knowledge sharing and development of the South African and Mauritian capital markets.

The MoU signing took place at the Building African Financial Markets (BAFM) Seminar, hosted by the JSE and the African Securities Exchanges Association.  The BAFM Seminar aims to promote growth in African financial markets by giving representatives from stock exchanges in key emerging markets, regulatory bodies, stockbroking firms and other interested parties the opportunity to learn about topical subjects in the area of capital markets.  

Details of attached photograph: (Left) Sunil Benimadhu, CEO of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius; (Right) Nicky Newton-King, CEO of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange 

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange is based in South Africa where it has operated as a market place for the trading of financial products for 125 years. It connects buyers and sellers in equity, derivative and debt markets. The JSE is one of the top 20 exchanges in the world in terms of market capitalisation and is a member of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). The JSE offers a fully electronic, efficient, secure market with world class regulation, trading and clearing systems, settlement assurance and risk management. www.jse.co.za​ 

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