Features

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).
Regulation

The WFE proposes improvements to CFTC’s non-US CCP supervision proposals

Published: Sep 2019
The WFE has proposed improvements to CFTC’s non-US CCP supervision proposals.
Professor Alexander Van de Putte
ESG

Promoting sustainable business growth in the fourth industrial revolution

Published: Sep 2019
Professor Alexander Van de Putte, Chief Strategy Officer Chairman of the AIFC Academic Council, Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), discusses the role of sustainability in Kazakhstan.