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NameNew Zealand Stock Exchange
CountryNew Zealand
Number of listed companies125
Domestic market capitalization108,121 million US$
SSE Partner ExchangeYes
Has annual sustainability reportNo
ESG reporting required as a listing ruleNo
Has written guidance on ESG reportingYes
  • PublishedESG Guidance in December 2017, which was updated in April 2023. See the updated version here.
  • PublishedCorporate Governance Code in May 2017, which was updated in April 2023. See the updated version here. The Code now requires the issuer to provide non-financial ESG disclosure at least annually.

Offers ESG related trainingNo
Market covered by sustainability-related indexNo
Has sustainability bond listing segmentNo
Has SME listing platformYes

Women on boards mandatory minimum ruleNo
Additional information
  • Signed anMOU in January 2018with the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) to promote cooperation as well as sustainability and green finance initiatives across the Asia-Pacific markets.
  • Signed a similarMOU in March 2018 with the Singapore Exchange (SGX).

Organizational model of stock exchange
  • Listed company for profit; demutualized in 2002.

Regulatory bodies

Regulatory model

Limited Exchange Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) Model

  • The New Zealand Exchange (NZE) co-regulates the stock exchange with the Financial Markets Authority (FMA). However, the FMA has ultimate regulatory approval and is in charge of enforcing securities, company reporting, and company laws.

About the stock exchange

Location: Wellington, New Zealand.

  • NZX provides high quality information, data and tools to support business decision making. We build and operate capital, risk and commodity markets and the infrastructure required to support them. We strive to make a meaningful difference to wealth creation for our shareholders, and the individuals, businesses and economies in which we operate.(Source).