The Barbados Stock Exchange, commonly known as the BSE and formerly the Securities Exchange of Barbados, was re-incorporated on August 2, 2001 in accordance with the Securities Act 2001-13, which also enabled the establishment of the Barbados Securities Commission which on April 1st, 2011 was subsumed by the Financial Services Commission (FSC). The FSC is responsible for regulation of the Insurance sub-sector, Co-operative and Non-Banking Financial sectors and the entire Barbados Capital Market, including Self-Regulatory Organizations and public companies whether listed or not.
The Barbados Stock Exchange and its wholly owned subsidiary, the Barbados Central Securities Depository (BCSDI) are designated as Self-Regulatory Organizations (SROs) under the Securities Act and are regulated by the Financial Services Commission.
The Barbados Stock Exchange Inc. is designated as a Recognized Stock Exchange by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) in the United Kingdom.
The Barbados Stock Exchange Inc. facilitates the listing and trading shares and fixed income securities on the following markets:
The Barbados Stock Exchange Inc. also reports on the Net Asset Values (NAVs) for Mutual Funds.