Features

Technology

The WFE takes part in City & Financial Global conference on crypto-currencies

Published: Dec 2018
Crypto-currencies are causing wide reflection about the future of financial services, among both market participants and regulators, writes Richard Metcalfe, Head of Regulatory Affairs, WFE.
ESG

B3 announces results of 'Report or Explain for Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)'

Published: Dec 2018
B3 has announced the results of the second year of the 'Report or Explain for Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)' initiative. This joint strategy with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) sets down efforts by companies listed on B3 to publish sustainability or integrated reports that incorporate the SDGs - 17 global goals defined in 2015 by the United Nations.
News & Views

SGX Bull Charge raises more than $3.3 million for charity

Published: Dec 2018
Singapore Exchange’s (SGX) flagship charity initiative Bull Charge held its annual Charity Run on 30 November, rallying the financial community to another successful year of fundraising with more than $3.3 million in proceeds, the highest amount in over a decade.
Technology

Q&A with Jennifer Peve, Managing Director & Head of Solutions Business Development & Co-Head of the Office of Fintech Strategy, DTCC

Published: Dec 2018
Earlier this year, DTCC’s Office of Fintech Strategy commissioned a research project to better understand the performance and scalability of distributed ledger technology (DLT). Jennifer Peve, Managing Director & Head of Solutions Business Development & Co-Head of the Office of Fintech Strategy from DTCC discusses the results of the study.
Technology

The WFE takes part in International Conference on Emerging Perspectives on FinTech

Published: Dec 2018
The WFE recently participated in an International Conference on Emerging Perspectives on FinTech, hosted by the National Institute of Financial Management, in New Delhi, India.
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
ESG

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.