From today, Bloomberg provides real time coverage of A2X Markets (A2X) securities supporting both Level 1 and Level 2 data. This data will be available to all Bloomberg terminal users at no cost.
Kevin Brady, CEO of A2X explains, “Bloomberg has a strong user base amongst industry participants and investors in the South African financial markets so the availability of A2X data on this platform is an important development in providing full visibility of price and volume activity on A2X. This will empower the industry to achieve best execution when transacting in listed securities across multiple exchanges.”
The data can be located using the A2X exchange code “AJ”. Users can access the data by typing in the security code followed by the exchange identifier and asset class. For instance, the price of Afrimat shares can be accessed using AFT AJ Equity <GO>. Full details can be found on the A2X website: https://www.a2x.co.za/
Companies listed on A2X:
· African Rainbow Capital
· Coronation Fund Managers
· Huge Group
· Peregrine Holdings
· Sandown Capital
· Sanlam (from 16 April)
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A2X is an alternative exchange, licensed and regulated by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) of South Africa (previously the Financial Services Board). A2X competes directly with the JSE and provides an alternative platform for companies to secondary list and trade their shares.