Who we are
ASTA supports a sustainable and integrated Albanian capital markets which serve the needs of companies and investors, supporting economic growth and social welfare. ASTA is prepared to offer any form of legal support for the licensed companies to operate into the securities market in Albania, through any consultations and advocacy actions with regards to Albanian Securities legal frameworks and mechanisms.
The mission of the association is focus at:
- Advocate for a positive legislative and regulatory environment to facilitate or develop the economic activities of its members also new market actors emerging;
The Members of the Association are Brokers admitted to membership of the new Albanian Stock Exchange. ASTA will undertake concrete actions promoting secondary market trading for government securities or private corporate debt market, actively participating in government actions.
- Promote Investor education and trading activity on the stock market Arranging conferences, informational sessions, workshops and meetings with the aim of increasing awareness and financial literacy;
One of the main priorities of the Association is to explores the role of financial markets for sustainable development through education. Financial literacy offers a benefit for consumers and investors, since they are able to make better and more informed decision.
- Access to Legal aid services;
ASTA offers any form of legal support by proposing projects in order to enhance the Albanian securities markets legislation, regulatory and Legal Issues Affecting Business Brokers licenced to operate in Albanian Securities Exchange Market.
- Raise public awareness about stock exchange;
ASTA strives to ensure the maximum transparency of its member operations, the best quality of communication with its investors and the protection of its members’ rights.