Introduction to Regulated Markets

The Central Bank of Ireland is responsible for the regulation and supervision of Regulated Markets and Market Operators authorised in Ireland.

A regulated market is an authorised regulated market for the purposes of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID).

In Ireland, the sole regulated market is Euronext Dublin operated by the Irish Stock Exchange trading as Euronext Dublin.

The Irish Stock Exchange (trading as Euronext Dublin) is subject to the requirements of various European Directives, including the Prospectus Directive, Transparency Directive, Market Abuse Directive and MiFID in relation to securities listed and admitted to trading on Euronext Dublin. 

These securities include equities, corporate bonds, government bonds, investment funds, exchange traded funds and specialist securities.