The Colombian, Lima and Santiago Stock Exchanges sign a contract with Rothschild & Co.

The Colombian Stock Exchange (BVC) reported the signing of an Engagement Letter between the Lima Stock Exchange (BVL), Santiago de Comercio (BCS) with Rothschild & Co., an expert firm in asset valuation, with the intention of to have a detailed report of the three entities. The contract is signed within the framework of the ongoing integration process of the three exchanges.

86% of Colombia´s tourism sector companies have reactivated their operations

The Hotel and Tourism Association of Colombia (Cotelco) and the Colombian Association of Travel and Tourism Agencies (Anato) published the sector reports to date, showing a significant drop in the tourist economy, as well as a slow recovery during the last months. Whilst 85.5% of tourism companies have reopened, 41% of the jobs in the tourism industry were lost during the pandemic. Hotel occupancy, which reached its lowest point in history in April at 2.1%, rose to 28% in November. The entities´ estimates are that the normal average of 55% occupancy will be seen until the first quarter of 2022.

Colombian medical marijuana company rang the bell on Nasdaq

Clever Leaves, founded in Colombia and dedicated to the manufacture of medicinal cannabis, celebrated its entry into Nasdaq, the second most important stock exchange in the United States. it is the first medical cannabis company founded in Colombia to ring the Nasdaq bell. Clever Leaves is a multinational cannabinoid company, with more than 400 employees globally, most of them in Colombia, with operations and investments in Germany, Canada, the United States and Portugal. Negotiations on the Nasdaq capital market were carried out under the symbols "CLVR" and "CLVRW".