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.
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.
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.