Tehran Stock Exchange in 2011

Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) ended 2011 with a considerable growth of its general index: 29.5 percent, comparing the figure at the end of 2010. This has ranked TSE as the top Exchange in 2011 concerning the index average return. The number of trades also increased, and with a 60 percent jump reached above 4.2 million transactions. Value of trading witnessed a 7.3 percent growth and extended above IRR 211,000 billion. However, trading volume had a 29 percent decline to above 68 billion traded shares. Six new companies were listed in 2011 at TSE, including two banks, two petrochemical companies, a steel manufacturer, and one electronic company, which increased the number of TSE s listed companies to 347 at the end of December 2011. On-line trading is now fully supported by TSE for both individual and institutional investors. The market s participants are now allowed to route their orders through a user-friendly and modern platform to the Exchange s trading system. In TSEs derivatives