Features

ESG

Exchanges round the world ‘Ring the Bell’ for financial literacy

Published: Sep 2019
Exchanges and CCPs around the world have united to promote financial literacy and boost financial inclusion, ringing the bell in multiple countries on multiple days all week during World Investor Week (“WIW”) 2019.
Hamish Macdonald
News & Views

Growing New Zealand’s Capital Markets 2029: A vision and growth agenda to promote stronger capital markets for all New Zealanders

Published: Sep 2019
Hamish Macdonald, Head of External Relations & General Counsel, NZX Limited takes us through the recently-published industry-led review entitled Capital Markets 2029, initiated by NZX and the Financial Markets Authority (FMA), which is designed to deliver a 10-year vision and growth agenda for New Zealand’s capital markets.
ESG

The WFE & SSE launch blueprint to support exchanges in embedding sustainability

Published: Sep 2019
The WFE has partnered with the Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative to define ‘How exchanges can embed sustainability within their operations: a blueprint to advance action’. In addition, the WFE & SSE have formalised their partnership, agreeing to work together on building capacity, technical assistance to stakeholders, joint publications and research.
Olumide Orojimi
ESG

Appointing an ambassador for a good cause: exploring the collaboration between The Nigerian Stock Exchange and Tuface Idibia

Published: Sep 2019
Olumide Orojimi, Head, Corporate Communications, The Nigerian Stock Exchange, showcases the NSE's work in the sustainability space.
Regulation

The WFE highlights competitive issues to ESMA regarding market data & consolidated tape

Published: Sep 2019
The WFE published a letter in response to the European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA) consultation paper on prices for pre- and post-trade data and the consolidated tape for equity instruments.
Rob Palatnick
Technology

Why governance is the next big thing for DLT’s growth

Published: Sep 2019
Rob Palatnick, Chief Technology Architect, The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), discusses the role of governance in the growth of DLT.
Dr. Liangping Xu
ESG

Empowering investors: investor education practices at Shenzhen Stock Exchange

Published: Sep 2019
Dr. Liangping Xu, Director of Investor Education Center, Shenzhen Stock Exchange, discusses SZSE's financial literacy and investor education programmes.
News & Views

SGX Orb Awards winners share their thoughts with Focus

Published: Sep 2019
We hear from the recent winners of the SGX Orb Awards 2019.
News & Views

Looking ahead to the WFE's 59th General Assembly & Annual Meeting in Singapore

Published: Sep 2019
The WFE will hold its 59th General Assembly & Annual Meeting in Singapore, hosted by Singapore Exchange (SGX).