What is BME Spanish Exchange?
The BME Spanish Exchange is a stock market operator that manages all of the Spanish financial markets and the Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Valencia stock exchanges.
BME stands for Bolsas y Mercados Españoles.
Where have you heard about BME Spanish Exchange?
The BME Spanish Exchange is the national and international benchmark of the Spanish Stock Exchange so if you’ve ever traded in Spain, you’ve probably gone through the BME.
The Exchange has also been in the media after launching an initiative called the Alternative Equity Market (MAB), which helps finance growth for small capitalisation companies.
What you need to know about BME Spanish Exchange.
The BME Spanish Exchange is one of the top stock exchanges and market operators in Europe. It was established as a listed company in 2006 and had been part of the IBEX 35 (Spain's benchmark index) since 2007.
There is a strong cultural and financial heritage to the BME Spanish Exchange. It sees its strengths as foresight, innovation and responsibility, which give the exchange an international stability.
The BME Spanish Exchange developed its own electronic trading platform, SIBE, which connects Spain’s four major domestic stock exchanges Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Valencia.
As well as trading shares and bonds, the BME trades other financial instruments such as ETFs, warrants and certificates.