Romanian-Cypriot collaboration on the capital market

The representatives of the Stock Exchange from Cyprus will have discussions next week with the Romanian authorities in the domain of capital market, to analyse the possibility of cooperation regarding a joint trading platform, ... More

Trading at Belgrade's Stock Exchange in 2006 exceeded 1.2 billion EUR

The Minister of Trade, Tourism and Services of Serbia, Bojan Dimitrijević, stated that the total value of trading at the Belgrade Stock Exchange in 2006 had exceeded amount of 1.2 billion EUR, which represented growth by ... More

Alfa Index Top 15 posts 46% rate of return

Alfa Index Top 15, Bulgaria's first index fund, returned 46.88% in the first 6 months of its operation, said the fund's managing company Alfa Asset Management. The fund's assets were reported at 615,000 levs by early February ... More

Foreigners invest USE 2 bln in stocks in January

Foreigners bought and sold a total value of USD9.6 billion on the Istanbul Stock Exchange (IMKB) in January. According to today's Zaman newspaper, the net result of this share trade, namely the amount of shares bought minus the ... More

Warsaw Stock Exchange Eyeing LJSE

The Warsaw Stock Exchange is interested in purchasing 70% of Ljubljanska borza, the manager of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange (LJSE), the Warsaw Stock Exchange told STA on Wednesday, 7 February. The details of the offer will be ... More

Foreigners invest $2 bln in stocks in January

The amount of shares bought and sold on the İstanbul Stock Exchange (İMKB) by foreign investors amounted to around $9.6 billion in January. The net result of this share trade, namely the amount of shares bought ... More

Two Croatian stock exchanges merger

The unification of the two stock exchange markets was completed on Wednesday when the shareholders' assembly of the Zagreb Stock Exchange unanimously approved the merger with the Varazdin Stock Exchange. The unification contract ... More

Greek bourse proposes joint trading platform to Bulgarian counterpart

Hellenic Exchanges (Helex), the operator of the Athens stock exchange, has proposed to the Bulgarian bourse (BSE) to joint a common platform with the Cypriot bourse, an alliance that would make regional markets more visible to ... More

5 Bulgarian co's added to Dow Jones index

Five Bulgarian public corporations have been included in one of the leading stock indices for Central and Eastern Europe. Sea resort Albena, telco BTC, drug maker Sopharma, Industrial Holding Bulgaria and fuel retailer Petrol ... More

Sofia, Warsaw bourses setting date for meeting

The Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) and the Warsaw exchange are discussing a date for a meeting in Sofia in the second half of February, said Ludwik Sobolewski, president of the Polish bourse. The Polish exchange operator is ... More

Warsaw bourse to bid for Bulgarian counterpart

Executives from the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE) will visit Bulgaria in mid-February for a meeting with local counterparts related to the plans of the Polish bourse to pursue the government-owned stake in the Bulgarian Stock ... More

Croatian Tycoon Buys Majority Stake in Emona Obala

Koper-based wholesaler and retailer Emona Obala has been acquired by Orbico, a company owned by Croatian tycoon Branko Roglic. Orbico bought on Thursday, 18 January 877,854 shares in the cash-strapped Emona Obala, which gives it ... More

Foreign investors drive 50% of '06 bourse value

Securities transactions involving foreign investors topped 1.983 bln levs in '06, said the Bulgarian stock exchange. Local investors generated securities transactions worth 1.394 bln levs. Securities transactions totalled 802.5 ... More

Slovenians Biggest Investors at Banja Luka Stock Exchange

Slovenian companies and individuals were the biggest investors at the Banja Luka Stock Exchange (BLSE) in 2006, investing EUR 36.9m in securities. They were followed by Croatian investors, who bought EUR 16.4m worth of securities ... More

Borsa Italiana seeks partnership with Bulgarian stock exchange

Borsa Italiana, the Italian stock exchange operator, is keen to co-operate with its Bulgarian counterpart, it emerged after a meeting between Massiomo Capuano, CEO of the Italian company, and top executives from the local bourse ... More

Slovenian’s Stock Market great results in 2006

The Ljubljana Stock Exchange (LJSE) was exceptionally bullish in 2006: the main indices posted double digit returns, the biggest blue chips counted their returns in dozens of percent and the turnover increased nearly ... More

Bucharest Stock Exchange ranks fifth in Central and Eastern Europe

Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) ranks fifth on the capital market in Central and Eastern Europe, with a profitability rate of some 22 per cent in 2006, slightly exceeding the average increase on this market, monitored by NTX ... More

New historic peaks for BET and BET-C indexes

Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) closed the last session of last week posing an advance by more than 2 per cent, with new historic peaks, both for the general market index, and in terms of liquid shares.BET – C index, which ... More

Bulgarian bourse indices end '06 on positive note

Bulgaria's stock indices will finish 2006 in positive territory, retaining their perfect record of annual rallies since their inception. The blue chip SOFIX added 48% in 2006 which goes down as its third-best performance after ... More

Expected merger on the capital market

SSIF Broker SA, SSIF HTI Valori Mobiliare SA and SSIF Compania Romana de Investitii Investco SA have reached a basic agreement over their merger. All three companies have signed the contracts with Darian Rom Swiss for ... More