Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)

Exchange entity Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires (BCBA)
Conducts business in Argentina
Number of listed companies (dec./16, WFE) 99
Domestic market capitalization (in Millions USD, dec./16, WFE) 63,882
Has signed the SSE Commitment Letter? Yes
Has prepared SSE Communication to Stakeholders? No
Requires ESG reporting as a listing rule? No
Offers written guidance on ESG reporting? No
Offers ESG related training? No
Provides sustainability-related indices? No
Has green bond listings? No
Additional Information
  • General carbon market information on Website.
  • In 2008, Buenos Aires City Council passes Law 2594 requiring all local and international companies in the city with over 300 employees to generate annual sustainability reports. At minimum, companies are required to produce their reports in accordance with the Ethos Reporting Initiative’s G3 indicators and the Accountability 1000 standard. (Details in English via GRI.) 
Organizational model of stock exchange
  • Association not for profit; demutualized in 2012
Regulatory bodies
  • Comisión Nacional de Valores
Regulatory model
  • Limited Exchange Self-Regulating Organization Model According to the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange, it is a self-regulating organization. However, the exchange lists multiple regulatory bodies on its websites. These regulatory bodies include the CNV, the Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires and the Mercado de Valores de Buenos Aires. Thus, it appears as if the exchange is permitted to conduct regulatory functions tied to market operations but it must adhere to the rules and regulations of the aforementioned government bodies.
About the stock exchange
  • Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina The Buenos Aires Stock Exchange is the organization responsible for the operation of Argentina's primary stock exchange located at Buenos Aires CBD. Founded in 1854, is the successor of the Banco Mercantil, created in 1822 by Bernardino Rivadavia.