Bulgarian Stock Exchange - Sofia

The Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) is operating in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. It was officially licensed by the State Securities and Exchange Commission to operate as a stock exchange on 9 October 1997.

The scope of the Exchange activity includes the following: Operation and maintenance of information systems for trading in securities; Organizing trading in securities and other financial instruments; Establishment and maintenance of a clearing system guaranteeing the obligations assumed under securities transactions executed on the Exchange.

In June 2007 BSE-Sofia became a full member of the Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE), which represented operators of the European regulated markets.

On 27 September 2010 Bulgarian Stock Exchange-Sofia and Macedonian Stock Exchange signed an Agreement on exchange of stock market information. The two exchange operators will provide all market participants with stock market data at the end of their trading sessions through the official web sites www.bse-sofia.bg and www.mse.com.mk.

The trading system of the Exchange is Xetra®, which is one of the most modern and technically advanced systems in the world and its development is a prerequisite for the development of the local capital market. The system offers wide variety of functions and supports more different types of orders, and provides the investors with the opportunity of using more complicated investment strategies.

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