Last Updated Monday, October 12, 2015 08:17:18 AM


The JSE is licensed as an exchange under the Security Services Act, 2004. It has operated as a market place for the trading of financial products for nearly 120 years. In this time, the JSE has evolved from a traditional floor based equities trading market to a modern securities exchange providing fully electronic trading, clearing and settlement in securities, financial and agricultural derivatives and other associated instruments and has extensive surveillance capabilities. The JSE is also a major provider of financial information. For companies to be listed on the Exchange there is certain requirements that need to be met. The new Listing Requirements were issues and are effective from 30 September 2014.

The JSE Listings requirements are available on the JSE Limited website.

Proposed amendments

JSE has released the following documents for public comment with a deadline for comments of 2 November 2015.

  • Announcement Various items –general note with regards to the proposed amendments (12Kb PDF)
  • Explanatory memorandum Part 2 of 2015 (70Kb PDF)
  • Amendment Schedule Part 2 of 2015 (198Kb PDF)


  • Section 12 – Mineral Companies Amendments (69Kb PDF)
  • Appendix 1 – SAMREC Comparison(1,2Mb PDF)
  • Appendix 2 – SAMREC table (62Kb PDF)
  • Appendix 3 – The South African Code for the Reporting of Mineral Asset Valuation (635Kb PDF)

Members can submit comments to Juanita Steenekamp, at Juanitas@saica.co.za by 25 October 2015

Guidance letters

The JSE issues guidance letters on matters dealing with administrative issues, procedures and guidance on specific listings requirements.

These guidance letters have been included in one booklet, available on the JSE website.


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