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Istanbul Stock Exchange

Istanbul Stock Exchange
Company nameIstanbul Stock Exchange
Company typePublic
IndustryFinancial
Founded1866-1986
HeadquartersIstanbul, Turkey
Key peopleHüseyin Erkan, CEO-Chairman
ProductsStocks

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The Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE) ( , İMKB) is the only corporation in Turkey for securities exchange established to provide trading in equities, bonds and bills, revenue-sharing certificates, private sector bonds, foreign securities and real estate certificates as well as international securities. The ISE was founded as an autonomous, professional organization in early 1986. It is situated in a modern building complex in the quarter of İstinye, on the European side of Istanbul, since May 15, 1995. The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the ISE is Hüseyin Erkan who was appointed by the government on November 2, 2007.

ISE is home to 320 national companies. Trading hours are 09:30-12:30 for the first session and 14:00-17:30 for the second session, on workdays. All ISE members are incorporated banks and brokerage houses.

ISE price indices are computed and published throughout the trading session while the return indices are calculated and published at the close of the session only. The indices are: ISE National-All Shares Index, ISE National-30, ISE National-50, ISE National-100, Sector and sub-sector indices, ISE Second National Market Index, ISE New Economy Market Index and ISE Investment Trusts Index. The ISE National-100 Index contains both the ISE National-50 and ISE National-30 Index and is used as a main indicator of the national market.


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