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65 exchanges ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’ to celebrate International Women’s Day 2018

Published: Mar 2018
Thirty-two WFE members joined the ’Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’ initiative between 5-9 March to promote female economic empowerment for International Women’s Day 2018 (Thursday 8 March). In total, 65 exchanges participated in the initiative.
Technology

The WFE responds to FCA’s consultation on global sandboxes to test FinTech applications

Published: Mar 2018
The WFE has welcomed the UK Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) initiative to consult the market on broadening the reach of its existing regulatory sandbox, and reiterated its support for a globally coherent approach to FinTech.
Technology

The WFE & McKinsey joint report on fintech in capital markets infrastructure industry reveals likely future innovations & opportunities

Published: Mar 2018
The WFE has published a joint report with global management consultancy McKinsey & Company's Banking & Securities Practice on the fintech landscape in the Capital Markets Infrastructure (CMI) industry.
News & Views

The WFE publishes research report into family businesses & listing

Published: Mar 2018
The WFE has published a report into family businesses, investigating the opportunities and challenges for family firms when considering public equity as a source of funding.
Emerging Markets

The WFE attends International Workshop on Econometrics and Empirical Economics

Published: Feb 2018
Dr. Stefano Alderighi, Senior Economist – Researcher at the WFE, attended and presented the WFE's research on retail trading in emerging markets at the first International Workshop on Econometrics and Empirical Economics (IWEEE).
News & Views

Ring the Bell for Gender Equality 2018 - next week!

Published: Feb 2018
For the fourth year, a global collaboration of 59 stock exchanges around the world plan to 'Ring the Bell for Gender Equality' to celebrate International Women’s Day 2018 (Thursday 8 March 2018).
News & Views

Global Money Week 2018 highlights importance of 'Money Matters Matter' for children & youth

Published: Feb 2018
There are just a couple of weeks until Global Money Week 2018!
News & Views

Stock Exchanges can join Global Money Week, 12–18 March 2018

Published: Feb 2018
Global Money Week, a CYFI initiative, is an annual money awareness campaign built to inspire children and young people to learn about money matters, livelihoods and entrepreneurship.
ESG

Luxembourg Stock Exchange partners with China’s Agricultural Development Bank to expand the green bond market

Published: Feb 2018
The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Agricultural Development Bank of China (ADBC) to set up an access scheme to display ADBC’s green, poverty alleviation and sustainability bonds on the Luxembourg Green Exchange (LGX) platform.