Features

Emerging Markets

SEM lists first Pan-African Sovereign Bond ETF

Published: Nov 2018
On 18 September 2018, the Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) listed the first Pan-African Sovereign Bond Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) - the African Domestic Bond Fund (ADBF).
Oscar N. Onyema
Emerging Markets

NSE hosts 'Digitisation, Disruption & Financial Inclusion' workshop

Published: Nov 2018
On Friday 19 October, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) organised the 3rd edition of its Market Data Workshop in Lagos. The workshop brought together more than 500 attendees, and 28 speakers and panel discussants, for discussions on the theme of 'Digitisation, Disruption & Financial Inclusion.'
Pakorn Peetathawatchai
Sustainability

SET raises the bar for corporate sustainability disclosure practices

Published: Nov 2018
Pakorn Peetathawatchai, President, The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) writes about how the exchange is leading the way in encouraging its companies to adopt sustainable practices and sustainability reporting.
Emerging Markets

The WFE signs MOU with ASEA

Published: Nov 2018
The WFE has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA), aimed at supporting the development of the wider African capital market.
Karim Hajji
Sustainability

Making finance work for humanity

Published: Nov 2018
Karim Hajji, CEO, Bourse de Casablanca writes about the exchange's commitment to promoting sustainable finance.
Emerging Markets

KASE holds Kazakhstan Stock Exchange Forum

Published: Nov 2018
On 16 November 2018, Kazakhstan Stock Exchange JSC (KASE) organised the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange Forum entitled ‘The Role of stock exchanges in the economy's sustainable development’.
Steven Maijoor
News & Views

The state of implementation of MiFID II and preparing for Brexit

Published: Oct 2018
Steven Maijoor, Chair, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) opened the 2018 WFE Annual Meeting in Athens with this key note speech.
News & Views

Protecting transparency and liquidity in uncertain times

Published: Oct 2018
Following his participation in the 'renewal, rebuilding and rebirth of economies' panel at the recent 58th WFE GA&AM in Athens, Jan Boomaars, CEO, Optiver, writes about the dramatic increase of systematic internalisation and strict capital requirements that are creating an environment that threatens efficient markets in Europe.
Sustainability

Feature on Arunma Oteh, Treasurer, World Bank

Published: Oct 2018
At the recent 58th WFE GA&AM in Athens, Arunma took part in a fireside chat with Nandini Sukumar, CEO, WFE where Arunma spoke about how “exchanges can contribute to boosting shared prosperity around the world by catalyzing financial inclusion and economic participation.” Following that appearance, we are delighted to include a special feature on Arunma in the magazine this month.