Features

José Antonio Martínez
ESG

Setting Chile on the road to a sustainable future

Published: Aug 2021
With the recent launch of an ESG-focused index and ETF, Chile’s Bolsa de Santiago is taking major steps towards a sustainable investment future, writes Chief Executive Officer José Antonio Martínez.
Natalya Khoroshevskaya
ESG

Kazakhstan: laying the foundations for sustainable investment

Published: Aug 2021
Kazakhstan has made steady progress towards implementing ESG goals, culminating in the country’s first sustainable bonds. The journey is just beginning, writes Kazakhstan Stock Exchange Deputy Chairwoman Natalya Khoroshevskaya.
Igor Marich
Education

Moscow’s retail investing renaissance

Published: Aug 2021
The Moscow Exchange will remember 2020 as the beginning of a golden age in retail investing, as individuals across Russia are drawn to the markets by financial literacy campaigns and a flurry of new products, writes Igor Marich, the bourse’s Managing Director for Sales and Business Development.
Shameela Soobramoney
ESG

JSE leverages its sustainability strategy to enable a progressive finance landscape

Published: Aug 2021
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has implemented a four-pillar strategy to drive its sustainable finance vision while balancing the unique needs of emerging-market economies, writes Shameela Soobramoney, the bourse’s Chief Sustainability Officer.
News & Views

The World Federation of Exchanges Seeks Risk-based Calibration of EU Bank Capital for National Equity Markets

Published: Aug 2021
The World Federation of Exchanges Seeks Risk-based Calibration of EU Bank Capital for National Equity Markets
News & Views

The World Federation of Exchanges Seventh Annual Sustainability Survey shows continued increase in engagement

Published: Aug 2021
The World Federation of Exchanges Seventh Annual Sustainability Survey shows continued increase in engagement
News & Views

The World Federation of Exchanges Welcomes Clarificatory Guidance on Climate- related Metrics and Targets

Published: Aug 2021
The World Federation of Exchanges Welcomes Clarificatory Guidance on Climate- related Metrics and Targets
Monthly Insights

Currency derivatives

Published: Jul 2021
Mihaela Croitoru, Statistics Database Manager at the WFE, writes about currency derivatives
Markus Ferber
Features

Reviewing the MiFID II Framework: Towards More Transparent and Efficient Markets

Published: Jul 2021
A fair assessment of the implementation of the MiFID II framework will conclude that we did not manage to accomplish all the objectives we had envisioned. The objective of MiFID II was to turn on the light in financial markets and by doing so increase overall market transparency and efficiency. Unfortunately, this goal has at best been only partially achieved, writes Markus Ferber, MEP.