Vision, Mission and Values
As an institution of national significance, we maintain
an unwavering focus and commitment towards creating
conditions that support growth. Our activities are motivated
by Sri Lanka's own perspective for prosperity. Ours is a
spirited approach towards a robust and sustainable future as
reflected by our corporate maxims.
Colombo Stock Exchange
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) is the nucleus of Sri
Lanka's capital market as the licensed operator of the stock
market. We are regulated by the Securities and Exchange
Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) and was incorporated as a
company limited by guarantee 30 years ago.
We connect buyers and sellers in cash markets in both equity
and debt. The Automated Trading System (ATS) has the
capability of trading multiple products on a single
platform. We also perform regulatory oversight to ensure the
fairness and integrity of the Sri Lankan capital market. Our
post-trade services currently comprise settlement and
safekeeping and are provided through a fully owned
subsidiary, Central Depository Systems (Private) Limited
(CDS). The CSE also sells real time and reference market
data to vendors and other users.
Alongside the wider community which interact with us, our
core stakeholder base constitutes of 35 Members and Trading
Members, 295 issuers, 750,000 investors, 150 plus employees,
and other stakeholders.