regional sustainable capital market
BANGKOK, April 1, 2021 – The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) organized the 32nd
ASEAN Exchanges CEOs virtual meeting on March 30, 2021. CEOs of seven ASEAN
Exchanges from six countries namely Bursa Malaysia, Hanoi Stock Exchange,
Hochiminh Stock Exchange, Indonesia Stock Exchange, Philippine Stock Exchange,
SET and Singapore Exchange collaboratively discussed strengthening co-operation
on cross-border products, working together to enhance sustainability in the
capital markets, and continuing its joint marketing of ASEAN activities to
uplift ASEAN Exchanges to catch global investors’ eyes.
SET President Pakorn Peetathawatchai said: This year’s agenda focused on
facilitating the issuance of ASEAN products by having cross border products,
exchanging experiences in the capital market’s ecosystem development and
investment that will lead to sustainability amid the disrupted new normal with
practical executions, and continuing to work with partners to foster greater
diversity, innovation and investment opportunities. ASEAN Exchanges will jointly
establish a Sustainability Working Group to foster sustainable development and
enhance the appeal of ASEAN’s listed companies to global investors. SET, at the
meeting, has shared practical experiences in driving Environmental, Social, and
Governance (ESG) to create balanced growth for both business and society, and
has showcased the outstanding world-class performance on sustainability of the
Thai capital market.
ASEAN Exchanges started the year with a virtual conference from January 4 to 8,
2021, co-hosted with Credit Suisse. ASEAN’s key policymakers and high-level
executives from the private sector shared their knowledge and expertise to more
than 90 participating institutional investors. The conference was followed by
208 corporate access meetings. The event turnout reflected, among global
investors, the high level of interest in ASEAN Exchanges.
Apart from the seven ASEAN exchanges, Cambodia Stock Exchange and Yangon Stock
Exchange joined the meeting.
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Source: The Stock Exchange of Thailand