The Finance Minister, Peggy Serame has reiterated Government’s long standing support for the development of a vibrant bond market which is key to the country’s socio-economic advancement.
“It is indisputable that our bond market had garnered tremendous growth over the 20 year-long sustained presence of Government debt securities. This illustrates Government’s commitment to the overall development of our capital market. The announcement of new legal instruments and formation of regulatory bodies, acquisition of improved financial market infrastructure, expansion in terms of quantum of issuance, increased frequency of issuance, diversity of market participants as well as instruments over these years, are some noteworthy successes,” said the Finance Minister.
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The overall objective of this assignment is to develop specifications for the design and procurement of a technology platform that will enable stock exchanges in the SADC region to interconnect and promote a single market. It includes among others analysis of the current situation of the stock exchanges, assessing the existing infrastructures, to carry out a technical analysis in order to identify and inventory the need for modifications to the existing platforms, describe the technical characteristics for the design of the architecture, define technical evaluation criteria, quality assurance/testing, define guidelines for the design of the operational model.