Browsing: ZAR X

The Public Investment Corp, which invests pension money on behalf of government workers, has acquired a 25% stake in new South African stock exchange ZAR X for an undisclosed sum. The PIC, which has assets

Last week, the Financial Services Board granted the fourth new stock exchange licence issued in the past two years. The licence was awarded to Equity Express Securities Exchange, and follows those given to ZAR X

When ZAR X settled its first trade in February this year, it was the first stock exchange transaction in South Africa to take place outside of the JSE in more than a century. With the Financial Services Board’s appeals board having dismissed

The Financial Services Board on Wednesday granted a new exchange licence with an infrastructure to clear to A2X Markets. This is the third new stock exchange licence granted by the regulator in just over

On TalkCentral this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about the big announcements expected at Mobile World Congress, including new smartphones from HTC, Huawei, Sony and, yes, Nokia. Also this week, DStv hikes its prices

South Africa’s new stock exchange, ZAR X, listed its first companies on Monday, with Senwes and parent Senwesbel the first to join the bourse. It’s the first rival to the incumbent, the JSE, in decades. The new stock market, which is entirely electronic

In this episode, Duncan McLeod chats to Jim Brent, the chief technology officer of South Africa’s new stock exchange, ZAR X. Brent tells McLeod about how technology and telecommunications – particularly the proliferation of

South Africa’s first alternative exchange, ZAR X, made its debut on Monday with the listing of agribusiness Senwes and its holding company Senwes Beleggings (Senwesbel), which marked the disruption of a more than 50-year long monopoly

The Financial Services Board’s appeal board has dismissed the consolidated appeals of the JSE and 4AX against the regulator’s granting of a licence to new exchange ZAR X. The judgment, handed down on Thursday