Malawi Stock Exchange is set to go live with an automated trading system (ATS) by end May and 30 April is start date for dematerialization as shareholders move physical certificates onto the Reserve Bank of Malawi electronic Central Securities Depository.
Monica Singer, former CEO of South African CSD Strate, left at the end of August 2017 after nearly 20 years. She will concentrate full time on blockchain.
The Namibian Stock Exchange and the central Bank of Namibia are working together to create a central securities depository (CSD) for equities, bonds and bills traded. They are waiting for laws and regulations to be passed to get the new system operational.
The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange started using its automated trading system (ATS) successfully on 6 July with rising volumes. It is a long-awaited change as the boursed move away from call over.
The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) has announced that it did not launch electronic trading today as planned and this has been delayed indefinitely.
Chengetedzai Depository Company Ltd, Zimbabwe’s central securities depository (CSD), was reported that the last securities had been brought on board in March 2015.
Rwanda Stock Exchange says it is close to an Automated Trading System using technology from Nasdaq OMX and will link to the National Bank’s central securities depository.
Electronic trading is coming to Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under a contract with InfoTech Group, and Chengetedzai Depository Company Ltd says 3 listed companies will be electronic from 8 Sept.
According to news reports, the Board of the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange is close to negotiating an exit package with CEO Emmanuel Munyukwi, who was suspended in May.
Months of hard work came to a climax when the Botswana Stock Exchange successfully launched its automated trading system (ATS) and now has live trading. This replaces the open outcry trading system and the aim is to make the BSE more visible and trading more efficient.
A company has been engaged to switch the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange to electronic trading and Cabinet has discussed this and setting up a Central Securities Depository by year-end.