Dynamism of Guatemala Stock Exchange

In 2013 $334 million were traded in the primary market in bond debt securities issued by Guatemalan companies.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Figures from the National Stock Exchange (BVN) reveal that during 2013 $334 million worth of bonds were traded. Of that total, 25% were in dollar bonds, the rest were denominated in quetzals.

"... the volume of trade covering activities by industry, banking, agriculture, trade and finance, is growing," said Rolando San Román, CEO of the BVN.

"Guatemalan companies also offer bonds in the international market and they now account for $2.15 billion in trade."



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