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About ASEA

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The African Securities Exchanges Association is the Premier Association of 27 Securities Exchanges in Africa, that have come together with the aim of developing Member Exchanges and providing a platform for networking.

The Association was established in 1993, and works closely with Member Exchanges to unlock the potential of the African Capital Markets and the African economies in the following ways:-

  1. Enhancing the visibility of ASEA members at the international level with a view to attract capital inflows to African Capital Markets
  2. Providing an authoritative information portal on African public markets and provide aggregated statistics and information on African Exchanges
  3. Being a powerful lobbying and advocacy voice for Member Exchanges
  4. Promoting market development among Member Exchanges
  5. Promoting Capacity Building and Training for Member Exchanges
  6. Initiating Strategic Alliances on behalf of Member Exchanges

ASEA seeks to position the African Capital Markets as key enablers of economic recovery in Africa by the year 2025.



To enable African Securities Exchanges to become key significant drivers of the economic and societal transformation of Africa by the year 2025.


  1. To provide a forum for mutual communication, exchange of information, cooperation and technical assistance among its Members.
  2. To facilitate the process of financial integration within the region for the effective mobilization of capital in order to accelerate economic development in Africa. 

Our Constitution

Refer to the articles of association.

President's Corner

  • Responsibilities of the President
  • Strategic Objectives
  • Speeches
  1. Presiding at all the executive level meetings of the Association
  2. Representing the Association at high level forums and engagements
  3. Overseeing the work of the Association’s Committees and Working Groups
  4. With the support of the Executive Committee and the Secretariat, overseeing the operations and initiatives of the Association in accordance with the vision, mission and strategic objectives
  5. Liaising with the Executive Committee Members, in decision making in an effective and timely manner
  6. Being as an ex officio member on all committees of the Association
  7. Having a second or casting vote in the event of equality at the Association’s annual General Meeting
  1. Lobbying & Advocacy – Increase the scope of influence of ASEA in order to promote enabling policies and regulation;
  2. Enhancing Liquidity – Position African capital markets to achieve greater liquidity and attract global investors;
  3. Capacity-Building & Knowledge-Transfer – Enhance capacity building, training and transfer of best practices for ASEA members;
  4. Regional Integration – Successfully implement the African Exchange Linkage Project (AELP); and
  5. Funding – Increase and diversify funding to ASEA

Our Tweets

    • CFA Institute and ASEA
    • CISI
    • FTSE ASIA Pan Africa Index Series

    FTSE-ASEA Index Series

    The FTSE ASEA Pan Africa Index Series represents the performance of eligible securities listed on ASEA (African Securities Exchanges Association) member exchanges. The index series was designed after extensive market consultation to meet the needs of African market participants, and it is suitable for benchmarking purposes and as tool to be used in the creation of index-linked funds and other investment products.

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