TWSE Press Release

The TWSE promoting Taiwan Capital Market in Japan。

Publish Date︰2017/02/22 16:13


From February 23 to February 25 a Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) delegation, led by President Lee Chi-hsien, will be in Tokyo to participate in the "IR Festa 2017" event organized by the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), a subsidiary of the Japan Exchange Group (JPX), and to visit a number of institutional investors.


The IR Festa's activities are organized by the TSE to assist Japanese listed companies in promoting relationships with investors. The event has been held annually since 2007 (in 2016, because of site factors, the event was suspended). TSE listed companies, securities investment trust, investment and stock market related institutions, plus 80 enterprises will attend the event. 18000 people are estimated to be at the 2-day exhibition, joining the biggest event of Japan capital market. In 2015 the TWSE was the first non-Japanese corporation to join the exhibition, attracting a large number of investors to hear about the advantages of Taiwan's capital market.


Following the July 2016 listing of the TAIEX index futures on the Osaka Securities Exchange (OSE),the TWSE has had continued discussion with JPX about ongoing and future cooperation possibilities. By the end of 2016, the proportion of Japanese funded foreign investments has also increased from 1.6% in 2010 to 2.7%. At this years venue, the TWSE is gaining synergy thanks to last years success. The goal is to engage individual investors and enhance their knowledge of Taiwans capital market and its advantages, plus discuss investment channels and attract investment from Japan to our Market. On February 25 a 45-minute briefing will be held at 1:35 p.m. to introduce Taiwan's economy and high-quality enterprises. The video of this briefing will be then uploaded on the IR Festa official website for investors to consult, and later it will also be available on the Japanese version of the TWSE official webpage.


Local institutional investors will also be visited during this trip, highlighting the recent developments of the Taiwan capital market to showcase our achievements and invite investor questions about our market momentum