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Costa Rica seeks to reactivate stock market

Monday, January 6, 2014

The Costa Rican government is working on a new law aiming to attract more investors and boost the country's stock market, Costa Rican daily La República reported.

Costa Rica's stock market activity has been declining since the start of the global financial crisis in 2008, going from some 170,000 operations each day, to less than 100,000 last year.

The new law seeks to bring down costs involved in participating in the stock exchange, as well as offering a wider range of options to make the stock market more attractive to investors.

Full story (in Spanish)