Features

Urs Rüegsegger
Features

Taking a stand for regulated markets

Published: Sep 2021
Regulated markets have taken significant strides forward in the past few years, says outgoing World Federation of Exchanges Chairman Urs Rüegsegger. His successor will face a new set of emerging challenges.
Sha Yan
Features

China’s IPO reforms are providing a vibrant, capital ecosystem for SMEs

Published: Sep 2021
One year on, the market reforms to Shenzhen Stock Exchange’s ChiNext Market are fostering the development of diverse and profitable companies critical to the growth of China’s economy, says Sha Yan, President, Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
Yamaji Hiromi
ESG

JPX is promoting sustainability as a market operator and a listed company

Published: Sep 2021
Under the philosophy that sustainable listed companies are more attractive to investors, Japan Exchange Group, Inc. is working to promote sustainability from the standpoint of a market operator and as a listed company, says Yamaji Hiromi, Director & Representative Executive Officer, Group COO, Japan Exchange Group Inc. 
Ashwini Panse
CCPs

CCPs offer a high degree of transparency for parties involved in the clearing process

Published: Sep 2021
Ashwini Panse, Chief Risk Officer, North American Clearing Houses at ICE, outlines the important steps being taken to bolster the critical role of CCPs in maintaining the transparency and stability of the global financial system.
Jude Chiemeka
ESG

Nigeria’s green bonds are a key step in our sustainable finance agenda

Published: Sep 2021
Securities exchanges have a critical role in reallocating capital towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the targets of the Paris Agreement on climate change. Nigerian Exchange Limited has played its part by taking a leading role in the development of the Nigerian and West African green bond market, creating opportunities for investors to diversify and contributing to sustainable development in Africa’s largest economy, says Jude Chiemeka, Divisional Head, Trading Business, Nigerian Exchange Limited.
Monthly Insights

Interest rate derivatives

Published: Sep 2021
Mihaela Croitoru, Statistics Database Manager at the WFE, writes about interest rate derivatives
Ed Knight
Features

A framework for our post-pandemic global markets

Published: Aug 2021
By adhering to their core principles, WFE members can ensure that when the next global challenge arises, robust and transparent exchanges will remain the bedrock of global capital markets, writes Ed Knight, Vice Chairman of Nasdaq.
Cai Jianchun
ESG

Path to a green China: The role of capital markets in decarbonising the future

Published: Aug 2021
The building blocks for a green finance system in China are firmly in place, setting the country on course to create a thriving low-carbon investment ecosystem, says Cai Jianchun, President of the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Claire Dorrian
ESG

Greening the economy takes transparency and a common language

Published: Aug 2021
With increased attention comes increased scrutiny for the green economy landscape, and for the corporates and funds that exist within it. The application of green taxonomies provides common language amongst the companies raising capital and the investors allocating it, writes Claire Dorrian, Head of Sustainable Finance at the London Stock Exchange Group.