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Nicky Newton-King, CEO, Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)

Johannesburg Exchange Boss Nicky Newton-King Braces for Competition

South Africa’s stock exchange is getting an upgrade. To keep up with growing competition, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange has embarked on a long-term project to gather all of its markets onto a single, faster trading platform and a new clearing system.

A worker walks past an electronic board displaying movements in major indices, at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in Sandton

South Africa may get three more stock exchanges ... and a lot more investors

Africa’s largest stock exchange, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in South Africa, is about to get some competition on its own turf.

Etienne Nel, Co-Founder and CEO of South Africa’s soon-to-be second stock exchange, ZAR X

ZAR X: What will South Africa's second stock exchange do differently and who will it target?

Last week Wednesday South African company ZAR X announced that it had been granted a conditional stock exchange licence by the Financial Service Board (FSB).