CEO Letter - April 2022

By: Nandini Sukumar, CEO, The WFE Apr 2022

Welcome to the April issue of WFE Focus.

In this month’s edition we feature four stories that highlight how broad, and how innovative, our industry is as we span capital raising, market microstructure, ESG and DLT.

Exchanges and CCPs sit at the centre of capital markets, uniquely positioned at the junction of the financial system, the political system and the real economy.

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Head of Sales and Markets Development Lior Navon tells us how TASE took on the challenge of bringing together its leading listed companies and UAE business leaders to begin building a financial bridge between the two countries based on the understanding that, in the long term, the connections can create a powerful growth engine.

Taking the opportunity to study a change in market structure, Matthew Steinert, Head of Business Development, Americas, at Citadel Securities, writes of how the Taiwan Stock Exchange’s transition from an auction process to continuous trading showed significant benefits for both retail and institutional investors

Borsa Istanbul Executive Vice President Dr. Guzhan Gulay explains how the exchange is working with the government, regulatory institutions, investors and issuers to bring about a green transformation across Turkey.

Luxembourg Stock Exchange Executive Committee Member Arnaud Delestienne shares how the admission of security tokens to its Securities Official List constitutes a major step towards the digital transformation of LuxSE, and an early building block in its contribution towards price discovery, data and transparency of financial instruments issued using DLT.

Read on for more.

Nandini Sukumar
Chief Executive Officer