Nicaragua Modernizes its Stock Exchange

The Central Bank has begun the process of issuing paperless stocks and will implement electronic trading.

Friday, June 19, 2009

The Nicaraguan Stock Market has seen a 62% increase in trading in the first five months of this year as compared to the same period in 2008.

Mario José Moncada wrote for “The Nicaraguan stock market hopes to get a bigger push with the buying and selling of paperless stocks, whose trading can also be done electronically. With this addition, the country is now on par with the rest of the Central American countries that have already implemented these mechanisms.”

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Nicaragua Stock Exchange Profile

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