Richard Carleton: We’re Trying to Level the Capital Market Playing Field

As in any industry, increased competition in the provision of stock exchange services in Canada has been positive and healthy. The Canadian Securities Exchange, where I’m CEO, provides a good example. The CSE was launched 18 years ago with a mission to provide public issuers with a streamlined, lower-cost alternative to the Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange. We succeeded: today, the CSE is home to more than 700 active listings. Read More