Quito Stock Exchange
Number of listed companies
Domestic market capitalization
8,214 million US$
SSE Partner Exchange
Has annual sustainability report
- As a member of the UN Global Compact, the Exchange completed its annual COP report (Communication of Progress) in September 2018 - click here to view.
ESG reporting required as a listing rule
Has written guidance on ESG reporting
Offers ESG related training
Market covered by sustainability-related index
Has sustainability bond listing segment
- The exchange has provided a guidance document for green and sustainability bonds - found here.
Has SME listing platform
- Called locally “Registro Especial Bursatil”
- BVC and the Global Compact - Click here for more information.
Organizational model of stock exchange
Listed. The Quito Stock Exchange was demutualized on 10th August 2016
The Junta de Política y Regulación de Mercado issues the legislation in relation to the stock market. The Quito Exchange supervises and regulates the activities of the intermediaries (brokers and investment banks) and the information requirements of issuers.
About the stock exchange
The Quito Exchange was established in 1969. It currently has 100 shareholders, of whom some 30 are market intermediaries and 70 are individuals. In 2016 USD 6,600 million was traded of which 99% was fixed income. QSE is a member of the Federacion Iberoamericana de Bolsas (FIAB) and BOLSEN (the Exchanges of Central America and the Caribbean). QSE has an independent Board of Directors. The main office of the Exchange is in Quito and it operates nationwide in Ecuador.
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