A huge step was taken within the framework of making İstanbul a regional and International financial center. An agreement was signed by İbrahim Turhan, CEO and General Manager of İstanbul Stock Exchange, and Xavier Rolet, the CEO of London Stock Exchange

Istanbul is to become a financial bridge between Europe and Asia

Istanbul is to become a financial bridge between Europe and Asia


A huge step was taken within the framework of making İstanbul a regional and International financial center. An agreement was signed by İbrahim Turhan, CEO and General Manager of İstanbul Stock Exchange, and Xavier Rolet, the CEO of London Stock Exchange Group, regarding the strategic partnership between two stock exchanges at the “İstanbul: Regional Hub, Global Actor Forum” held in London. The meeting which was organized by İstanbul Stock Exchange and Turkish Exporters Assembly was attended by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu and Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan.

SEG operates international stock, borrowing and derivatives markets which encompass a large spectrum, and which contain London Stock Exchange, Borsa Italiana, and MTS, the leading fixed income instruments market, and Turquoise, the stock platform which covers the entire Europe.

Through these markets, the Group provides access to European Capital markets for International companies and investors. LSEG, which is headquartered in London, employs 2,800 employees.VVİthin the scope of this agreement, futures options vvhich are traded in BIST 30 and stock certificates of İstanbul Stock Exchange Derivatives Exchange will be traded at London Stock Exchange Derivatives Market.

Source: IMF Dergi

Nurullah Kırmacı / emlakcoulisse.com