The year review highlights growth in the ISE in 2014. Deirdre Somers, chief executive, said that 2014 was a landmark year for the ISE, noting that 7,000 new debt listings and 1,600 new fund classes were added over the course of the year. It was further announced that the ISE had reached a milestone of 25,000 debt listings on 9 January 2014. Some further highlights mentioned in the review include the following:
- The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Shanghai Stock Exchange to facilitate new international business and to develop the relationship between both exchanges;
- Plans to launch a programme to support entrepreneurs and companies who are preparing to list on the stock market; and
- The launch of isefundhub.com, which is a new information portal for funds listed on the ISE.