Features

José Antonio Martínez
Education

Santiago Exchange is leveraging its online financial platform to educate both potential and professional investors

Published: Nov 2021
The public health crisis has spurred us to turn our financial literacy programme into an online, interactive, multi-platform experience, to give both potential investors and professionals the tools and knowledge they need to make informed decisions, says José Antonio Martínez, Chief Executive Officer, Santiago Exchange.
Ibrahim Mshindo,
Education

Providing the tools for financial freedom in Tanzania

Published: Nov 2021
In Tanzania, under-represented communities are being empowered with the knowledge to build their own financial futures, thanks to initiatives run by Dar es Salaam Stock Exchanges, writes Ibrahim Mshindo, Director, Business Development.
Mohamed Farid Saleh
Education

EGX’s ‘StockRiders’ trading simulator helps to bring investment insights to Egypt’s youth

Published: Nov 2021
EGX is reaching out to Egypt’s young people in every possible way to raise financial awareness. The exchange has partnered with universities to offer lectures and has provided access to its "StockRiders” trading simulator, which gives students a sense of real-time trading, says Mohamed Farid Saleh, Executive Chairman, The Egyptian Exchange.
Narjes Farookh Jamal
Education

Bahrain bourse’s financial literacy programmes seek to empower generations of smart investors

Published: Nov 2021
Bahrain Bourse is continuously working on developing creative plans to broaden its outreach to different age groups and categories across the Kingdom of Bahrain in order to instill a well-grounded financial literacy and investment culture. Our Smart Investor programme helps youngsters gain a financial awareness that they can build on through their lives, says Narjes Farookh Jamal, Chief Operating Officer, Bahrain Bourse.
Monthly Insights

Stock index options and futures

Published: Nov 2021
Mihaela Croitoru, Statistics Database Manager at the WFE, writes about stock index derivatives
Edith Lee
Education

Capability – not probability – is the key to smart investment

Published: Oct 2021
Helping today’s investors gain experience and confidence is an essential part of building a modern society, writes Edith Lee, CEO and Executive Director of the Taipei Exchange.
Ittai Ben-Zeev
Education

Exchanges must play a pivotal role in raising financial awareness

Published: Oct 2021
Overcoming the public’s emotional and rational barriers to capital-market investment is vital to raising the standard of financial literacy across society, writes Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Chief Executive Officer Ittai Ben-Zeev. He describes how the Israeli bourse is working to break these barriers down.
Ramon S. Monzon
Education

Philippine Stock Exchange is educating domestic investors on the opportunities and the risks of the stock market

Published: Oct 2021
The pandemic paved the way for more stock market account openings, especially among the working population, so we have beefed up our literacy activities in order to help new investors understand the risks and rewards of the financial instruments they’re getting into, says Ramon S. Monzon, President and CEO, Philippine Stock Exchange.
Hasegawa Takaaki
Education

Japan's exchanges pushing for a shift from savings to investment

Published: Oct 2021
Japan's exchange operator has devised a series of initiatives to get trillions of yen locked away in household savings working for the economy, writes Hasegawa Takaaki, Director, Financial Literacy Support, Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc., a company of Japan Exchange Group.