NZX Markets are where companies raise growth capital, and where investors find information to help them make sound investment decisions. Supported by world class infrastructure, NZX Markets operate and build trading environments where equities, commodities and debt securities are traded.
The NZX Main Board (NZSX) is our original equities market and home for New Zealand’s best known brands and companies. These companies are listed in NZX’s headline index, the NZX 50.
The NZX Alternative Market (NZAX) is a marketplace for small to medium-sized, fast growth businesses seeking a safe and efficient capital raising facility.
This market consists of a range of corporate and government bonds and fixed income securities. The purpose of the Debt Market is to expand and grow the existing debt facilities.
Visit www.nzx.com/markets for more information.
NZX is proud to be launching Futures and Options markets in 2010 with Dairy Futures.
The NZX Dairy Futures market was launched on the 8th of October with the Whole Milk Powder Futures contract. The market is open for trading. You can find the quotes, contract specifications and market information on the Dairy Futures Website.
A supporting suite of futures and option products will follow throughout 2010 and 2011.
NZX operates its markets within a regulatory framework based on transparency, fairness, efficiency and competitiveness, which in turn promotes confidence among all market participants. NZX's regulatory functions include developing and administering rules that match the standards of high quality markets, for listed companies (issuers) and market participants such as NZX Firms and NZX Advisors.
Visit www.nzx.com/market-supervision for more information.
NZX Clear Grain Exchange, based in Australia, is a unique electronic trading platform where thousands of Australian grain growers actively buy and sell grain. The Clear Grain Exchange is Australia’s only provider of online trading and clearing services for buyers and sellers of grain.
Visit www.cleargrain.com.au for more information.