|Name||Baku Stock Exchange|
|Number of listed companies||28|
|Domestic market capitalization||1556.69 million US$|
|SSE Partner Exchange||Yes|
|Has annual sustainability report||No
|ESG reporting required as a listing rule||No
|Has written guidance on ESG reporting||No
|Offers ESG related training||No
|Market covered by sustainability-related index||No
|Has sustainability bond listing segment||No
|Has SME listing platform||No
||Women on boards mandatory minimum rule||No
|Organizational model of stock exchange||
Unlisted and For Profit
Limited exchange SRO
|About the stock exchange||
Founded in 1997 as a closed stock company, Baku Stock Exchange (BSE) was aimed to establish and develop the market infrastructure that would provide the trading securities and efficient execution of trading transactions. BSE has 20 shareholders and its headquarter is situated in Baku.
The first trading operation at the stock exchange was carried out on September 1, 2000, and today BSE organizes trading of the stocks, bonds and repo transactions. Now 18 companies are listed in two listing segments – premium and standard – that total market capitalization is about 1.44 bln USD.
Criteria for Derivative Exchange Database
The SSE maintains a database of sustainability activities for derivatives exchanges that are either members of the SSE initiative and/or members of the World Federation of Exchanges. The information in this database is intended to inform investors and other stakeholders on the work derivatives exchanges are undertaking to advance sustainability in their respective markets.
The information provided in this database is based on publicly available information prepared by the SSE Secretariat with input from derivatives exchanges in most instances. Sources and explanatory notes on sustainability information have been included in individual Derivatives Exchanges Fact Sheets. The criteria for each category can be found below.
While every effort is made to keep the information in this database up to date, please be aware that certain factors change frequently and therefore may not be exact, such as the Number of contracts traded or volume of exchange traded derivatives.
|Country||Country of primary residence or registration.|
|Has signed the SSE derivatives commitment letter?||To be considered an SSE Partner Exchange, exchanges must sign an SSE commitment letter.|
Total number of contracts traded
|Updated either by the exchange directly or using WFE data. Please note the relevant year in the fact sheet.|
|Contracts traded (options)||Contracts traded (options) (as Number of listed companies in the Stock Exchange Database)|
|Contracts traded (futures)||Contracts traded (futures) (as Domestic market capitalization in the Stock Exchange Database)|
|Volume of exchange traded derivatives|
|SSE Stock Exchange Database||
Please clarify if your exchange is part of a wider business group that includes other SSE members.
|Type of offered products||Updated by the exchange directly. Please delete the non relevant options from the list.|
|Has an annual sustainability report||For a yes, exchanges must report, either in a stand-alone report, on their website or integrated into their financial report, on their environmental and social impact and corporate governance. Please provide the link to your latest report or the web page where all of your reports can be found.|
|Sustainability reporting required||For a yes, some areas of sustainability (e.g. social or environmental factors) should be considered in the reports and be required of at least one but possibly more types of market participants.|
|Has written guidance on ESG reporting||For a yes, the guidance should consider some areas of sustainability (e.g. social or environmental factors) and address requirements for at least one but possibly more types of market participants.|
|Offers sustainability-aligned products? (If yes, please provide examples)||For a yes, the products must be related to some area of sustainability (e.g. social or environmental factors). At least one example must be provided (include an online source).|
|Offers sustainability-related training||For a yes, training must have taken place in the previous 12 months. The topic of the training must be on some area of sustainability (e.g. social or environmental factors).|
|Additional Information||Additional information captures exchanges’ sustainability section of websites, information on future sustainability commitments and other information on the exchange|
|Organizational model of exchange||Whether the exchange is listed or not, and if demutualised, date of demutualisation|
|Regulatory bodies||The regulatory authority responsible for the regulation for the exchange’s market|
The extent to which exchanges have regulatory authority in their market. This may include:
▪ Limited exchange SRO
▪ Strong exchange SRO
▪ Independent member SRO
▪ Government (Statutory)
|About the exchange||The location of the headquarters of the exchange, and any additional details about the exchange.|