In spite of global concerns with the state of the world’s flailing economies, the Panamanian Stock Market, orBolsa de Valores, shows no sign of slowing down.
Logging $33 billion in total transactions in 2008-a $10.2 billion increase from 2007-Panama continues to be an attractive market for foreign investors. According to the National Securities Commission, 88.5% of Panama’s traded volume last year was from international transactions, as opposed to just 11.5% from the local market.
Panama’s stock market was established in 1989 during some of the most difficult political and economical times in the country’s history.
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