gmw2019 visitstockexchanges

Visits to Stock Exchanges - ‘Ring Around the World’

Stock exchanges can be part of the ‘Ring Around the World’ initiative, by inviting children and youth to ring the opening or closing bell at the stock exchange. This is a great opportunity for children and youth to learn more about the work of stock exchanges around the world.

Students visited Rwanda Stock Exchange during GMW2017

The Rwanda Stock Exchange was opened by students from Lycee de Kigali and high-level representatives from AIESEC Rwanda, RSE CEO and Lycee de Kigali School Management. The participants visited National Bank of Rwanda for a GMW study tour. Students from Green Hills Academy a High School with UTB University students were introduced to the following sessions: Functions of Financial Markets, Monetary Policy and Research, Currency and Banking and the Role of Saving for a Young Person.

Ljubljana Stock Exchange in Slovenia GMW2017

The Ljubljana Stock Exchange organised four open days for students between27-30 March 2017. The Stock Exchange prepared an exciting full-day programme featuring a bell ringing ceremony, a general quiz on the stock exchange including prizes as well as a variety of lectures that expanded students’ financial knowledge.

The aim of the event was to raise awareness about the importance of financial literacy for the successful future of every individual and increase the level of financial literacy among youth. Additionally, the purpose of this event was to bring the stock exchange closer to youth presenting its operations and importance. For this reason, many prominent experts from the financial field, including experts from ALTA Invest, KD Funds, Prva osebna zavarovalnica, Stock Exchange Members’ Association and the Ljubljana Stock Exchange held lectures at the event. During the event, more than 255 motivated students from 13 different high schools participated.

Brazil’s Stock Exchange BM&F BOVESPA planned a great event during GMW2016

During GMW2016 in Brazil, students visited the Brazil’s stock exchange, BM&F BOVESPA. While at the stock exchange, they learnt how the financial markets function and as well as the role of stock exchanges within financial systems. Additionally, students learnt about banking products and services, and the importance of saving for the future by using formal financial services. The visit also included insightful stories about BM&F BOVESPA, its history and future and how it became one of the world’s largest stock exchanges and the biggest in Latin America.


Ringing the NASDAQ stock exchange bell to mark GMW2013

A special Global Money Week celebration took place at the NASDAQ opening bell ceremony on March 18th. Jeroo Billimoria, Managing Director of Child and Youth Finance International, and Mr. Marc Bichler, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) rang the bell to mark the Week. Also joining in the bell ringing ceremony were BRAC, McGraw-Hill, UN Global Compact and Plan International.


CYFI Opens NASDAQ, Rings the Bell during the Campaign in 2012

On March 21 2012, Child and Youth Finance International was welcomed at the NASDAQ Opening the Market ceremony. The ceremony also marked the end of the first Child and Youth Finance Week (renamed to Global Money Week), which is a yearly recurring event. Jeroo Billimoria had the honor of opening the market that day.

80 stock exchanges that have participated in Global Money Week

1. Argentina – Bolsa de Commercio de Buenos Aires (BCSE)
2. Armenia – NASDAQ Armenia
3. Bangladesh – Dhaka Stock Exchange
4. Belarus – Belarusian Currency and Stock Exchange
5. Belgium – Brussels Stock Exchange (NYSE/Euronext)
6. Bhutan – Royal Securities Exchange of Bhutan (RSEB)
7. Bosnia and Herzegovina – Sarajevo Stock Exchange (SASE)
8. Botswana – Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE)
9. Brazil – Securities and Exchange Commission of Brazil
10. Brazil – BM&FBOVESPA
11. Bulgaria – Bulgarian Stock Exchange
12. Cameroon – Douala Stock Exchange
13. Canada – Toronto Stock Exchange Group (TMX Group)
14. Croatia – Zagreb Stock Exchange
15. Ecuador – Quito Stock Exchange (BVQ)
16. Ecuador – Bolsa de Valores de Guayaquil
17. Egypt – Egyptian Exchange (EGX)
18. Estonia – NASDAQ OMX Tallinn
19. Ethiopia – Ethiopia Commodity Exchange
20. Finland – NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Stock Exchange
21. France – Euronext Paris Stock Exchange
22. Gabon – Bourse des Valeurs Mobilières de l'Afrique Centrale (BVMAC)
23. Germany – Dusseldorf Stock Exchange (DUS)
24. Germany – Deutsche Börse
25. Ghana – Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE)
26. Hungary – Budapest Stock Exchange (BUX)
27. Iceland – NASDAQ OMX Iceland
28. India – Bombay Stock Exchange
29. Indonesia – Indonesia Stock Exchange (Bursa Efek Indonesia)
30. Ireland – Irish Stock Exchange
31. Côte d'Ivoire – Regional Stock Exchange (La Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières de Côte d'Ivoire - BRVM)
32. Jamaica – Jamaica Stock Exchange
33. Kazakhstan – Kazakhstan Stock Exchange
34. Kenya – Nairobi Securities Exchange
35. Kyrgyzstan – Kyrgyz Stock Exchange
36. Latvia – NASDAQ Riga
37. Libya – Libyan Exchange Stock Market (LSM)
38. Lithuania – NASDAQ Vilnius
39. Macedonia – Macedonian Stock Exchange
40. Malawi – Malawi Stock Exchange

41. Malaysia – Bursa Malaysia
42. Malta – Malta Stock Exchange
43. Moldova – Moldova Stock Exchange
44. Mongolia – Mongolian Stock Exchange
45. Montenegro – Montenegro Securities and Exchange Commission
46. Morocco – Bourse de Casablanca (Stock Exchange Casablanca)
47. Mozambique – Maputo Stock Exchange
48. Mozambique – Bolsa de Valores de Mozambique (BVM)
49. Namibia – Namibian Stock Exchange
50. Nepal – Nepal Stock Exchange Limited
51. Netherlands, the – Euronext Amsterdam
52. New Zealand – New Zealand Stock Exchange
53. Nigeria – Nigerian Stock Exchange
54. Norway – Oslo Stock Exchange
55. Norway – Oslo Börs
56. Peru – Bolsa de Valores Lima
57. Portugal – NYSE Euronext Lisbon
58. Romania – Bucharest Stock Exchange
59. Russia – Moscow Stock Exchange
60. Rwanda – Rwanda Stock Exchange
61. Saudi Arabia – Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul)
62. Senegal – Regional Securities Exchange SA (BRVM)
63. Slovenia – Ljubljana Stock Exchange (LJSE)
64. South Africa – Johannesburg Stock Exchange
65. Spain – Bolsa de Barcelona
66. Swaziland – Swaziland Stock Exchange (SSE)
67. Sweden – NASDAQ OMX Stockholm Stock Exchange
68. Tanzania – Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE)
69. Thailand – Stock Exchange of Thailand
70. Togo – Regional Securities Exchange SA (BRVM)
71. Tunisia – Tunis Stock Exchange
72. Turkey – Borsa İstanbul
73. Uganda – Uganda Securities Exchange (USE)
74. Ukraine – Kiev Stock Exchange
75. United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX)
76. United Kingdom – London Stock Exchange (LSE)
77. United States of America - NASDAQ
78. Zambia – Stockbrokers Zambia LTD (SBZ)
79. Zambia – Lusaka Stock Exchange
80. Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (Euronext)

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