Locked content FTSE upgrades Poland to developed market status

FTSE Russel upgraded Poland’s status to developed from the advanced emerging category, the company said in its annual review of indexes. This means that Polish bourse will be among the 25 most advanced world markets, a first CEE market to achieve it. “The FTSE Russell upgrade of Poland to developed ...

Locked content KNF approves Marek Dietl as new WSE CEO

The Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) approved Marek Dietl candidacy for the post of the Warsaw Stock Exchange. The bourse appointed him as its CEO back in June but did not secure KNF approval until now. This ends months of turmoil in the bourse top seat when Małgorzata Zalewska was recalled fro...

Locked content Pelion to be delisted from WSE

The Warsaw Stock Exchange approved pharma group Pelion’s motion to delist the company shares from the bourse effective from September 29. The company filed such request after its shareholders tendered enough shares in its May buyback offer to conduct the mandatory squeeze-out which led to delisting....

Locked content WSE to delist four companies

The Warsaw Stock Exchange will delist four companies from trading on its indexes, the bourse management said in a market filing. The companies include; parcel operator InPost, its owner Integer, Czech artificial fabrics maker Pegas Nonwovens, and Casino operator Olympic Entertainment Group. All comp...

Locked content WSE to introduce new, dividend-based indices

Starting from September 18, the Warsaw Stock Exchange will start publishing two new dividend-based indices mWIG40TR and sWIG80TR, the bourse said in a market filing. The new indices will complement the existing WIG20, mWIG40 and sWIG80 indices and will be calculated simultaneously with them. “The ru...

Locked content WSE turnover grows in August

Equity turnover on the main market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange in August amounted to PLN 18.5 billion, an 18.3 percent year-on-year increase, the stock exchange has announced. In the period between January August 2017, turnover increased by 42.4 percent y/y and reached PLN 180.37 billion. The bours...

Locked content WSE suspended trading of six companies

WSE decided to suspend trading of Elkop shares on the main market between August 25-September 6. The bourse also suspended trading on shares of five companies listed on the small-cap, alternative market NewConnect: Alkal, Dase, Ekokogeneracja, Loyd and Polscy Inwestorzy, starting from August 18. The...

Locked content Retail investors on the rise on the WSE

Retail investors share in the turnover on the WSE main market increased in H1 by 5 percentage points y/y to 18 percent. The trade is still being dominated by foreign investors, who are responsible for 52 percent of the bourse turnover (down by 2 percentage points). Domestic institutional investor’s ...

Locked content WSE analyzing blockchain technology for potential use

The Warsaw Stock Exchange is analyzing the possibility of implementing blockchain technology. “There is a great potential for using this technology for the stock market, for example in the settlement area through a chain of blocks between groups of stock market participants. The synergy has a great ...

Locked content WSE suspends trading of three companies

The Warsaw Stock Exchange suspended the trading of WSE-listed Hyperion, and NewConnect-listed Termo2Power and Polonit starting from August 3. Hyperion trading has been suspended as the company is undergoing a restructuring process, Termo2Power shares have been suspended after Financial Supervision A...