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Welcome at Euronext Paris
The Paris Stock Exchange is one of the founding markets of the pan-European Euronext project. It gathers more than 800 listed companies and 6,200 institutional investors in a common pool of liquidity, allowing companies to finance their growth.
Our Paris market is the key market for French tech unicorns and growth companies. It is also the home of the benchmark CAC 40® index, made of the market capitalisation of the 40 largest French listed companies. In line with the growing impact of ESG, we’ve also developed the CAC 40 ESG® index in 2021.
Our single trading platform, Optiq®, is at the cutting edge of technology. Optiq® provides a transparent and regulated trading environment for both professional and retail investors. Every day more than €4.7 Bn* is traded on our Paris market.
CEO of Euronext Paris
*as of the end of October 2021
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The Exchange and Euronext, explained by our experts.
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Invest in Stocks
The MOOC "Investir en actions" is a free, 100% online learning course [in French] that will enable you to understand stock market investing and learn how to manage a stock portfolio.
Ecole de la Bourse
Ecole de la Bourse is the leader in consumer stock market training in France. Its high quality of training has made the school a key venue for financial education.
The Ecole de la Bourse has a rich and comprehensive training catalogue that covers most topics in Capital Markets Finance.
F2iC works to promote useful savings and to develop the financial skills of the general public. As a link between individual investors and listed companies, the Federation assists individuals who wish to learn about financial markets. It organises online and in-person conferences and debates, and plays an advisory role with market and government authorities.
The PEA-PME is a financial framework that helps diversify sources of funding, specifically for small and medium-sized companies (SMEs). It allows French retail investors to acquire a portfolio of European PEA/PME eligible securities while benefitting from preferential tax conditions.
Companies that are eligible for the PEA-PME scheme benefit from:
- Increased visibility
- Access to a wider range of investors
- Greater liquidity of their stock
Deferred Settlement Service (SRD)
Investors who want to defer payment or delivery of their transaction to the end of the month can benefit from the Deferred Settlement Service (Service de Règlement Différé or SRD).
The French Prudential Supervisory Authority (Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel – ACP) is an independent administrative authority operating under the auspices of the French central bank, Banque de France. It was created in January 2010 by the merger of the four previous banking and insurance licensing and supervisory authorities, the Commission bancaire, the ACAM, the CECEI and the CEA.
In addition, the Ministry of Economics and Finance establishes general rules governing the operation of credit institutions and investment firms, including management standards, prudential ratios and the setting of capital requirements.
The French financial community also has one major public independent authority, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF).
- ACP website: www.banque-france.fr
- Ministry of Economics and Finance website: www.economie.gouv.fr
- AMF website: www.amf-france.org
Paris Rule Books
A single Euronext Rule Book governs trading on all Euronext Securities and Derivatives Markets. It contains both harmonised and non-harmonised, or local, rules.
The harmonised rules are as follows:
Rule Book I contains the Harmonised Rules, including rules of conduct and of enforcement, designed to protect the markets, as well as rules on listing, trading and membership;
- Notices regarding the organisation of Trading
- Notices regarding the organisation of Members
- Notices regarding the organisation of Issuers
The non-harmonised rules are as follows :
- Rule Book II and Notices applicable to Euronext Paris the regulated market operated by Euronext Paris S.A.