Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges
The Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges (FEAS) was established with its head quarters in Istanbul on 16 May 1995 with 12 founding members, and it has grown to 34 members and 15 affiliate members in 28 countries as a not-for-profit organization. Membership in the Federation is open to exchanges in Europe and Asia as affiliate membership is available for post trade institutions and dealer associations in the same region.
The mission of FEAS is to help create fair, efficient and transparent market environments among FEAS members and in their operating regions. FEAS aims to minimize barriers to trade through the adoption of best practices for listing, trading and settlement. Federation also supports promoting linkages among members for cross-border trading. FEAS Secretariat is headquartered in Istanbul.
FEAS Activities include studies and research conducted on the FEAS members and the region alone or in partner with organizations such as the OECD, IMF and UNDP. The Federation works with industry leaders and members to organize both on-site and foreign exchange training programs for its members. In order to better publicize the performance of the region FEAS in partner with Dow Jones Indexes has launch a benchmark index of the region. Further, FEAS has a number of working groups which specifically focus on the needs of the members in areas such as Regulation, Technology, Post-Trade and Broker/Dealers. The FEAS Website presents in depth and interactive information on FEAS Members, Trading Statistics and Publications (including monthly newsletters, bi-annual magazines and annual reports).