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ESG

WFE’s Focus special – COP26 - Bolsa de Valores de Colombia

Published: Nov 2021

Today we hear from Bolsa de Valores de Colombia (BVC) who are on course to make their entire operations net-zero by the end of 2021. BVC, who have updated their sustainability policy to reference six Sustainable Development Goals, talk to us how they plan to help Columbia transition to a more inclusive, low-carbon and digital economy.


 

ESG

WFE’s Focus special – COP26 - Shanghai Stock Exchange

Published: Nov 2021

As part of our video series on COP26, today we hear from the Shanghai Stock Exchange who provide their views on how China will reduce its carbon emissions by 2030. They discuss the Shanghai Stock Exchange's efforts to address climate change and obtain climate neutrality, and issue a 'call to action' for exchanges to implement the goals of the Paris Agreement by translating them into policies, measures and actions.


 



ESG

WFE’s Focus special – COP26 - Singapore Exchange

Published: Nov 2021

As part of our work around climate, here’s the first video in a series where we have asked our members to discuss their hopes and aspirations for COP26. Today we hear from Singapore Exchange, who tell us about how they plan to become a leading sustainable finance hub, creating products, solutions and ecosystems and ensuring Asia can finance credible transitions. They explain their role in founding the Net-Zero Financial Service Providers Alliance, how they plan to get to net-zero before 2050, and how other market infrastructure providers can get there too.

 
Christianne Bariquelli
Education

Financial education, an essential tool in the life of Brazilians

Published: Nov 2021
In Brazil, a new breed of investor requires a new type of financial education. Christianne Bariquelli, Education Associate Director at B3, described the initiatives encouraging the next generation to become better savers.
Ashwini Panse & Chris Edmonds
CCPs

The importance of central bank access to collateral deposits

Published: Nov 2021
Central bank account access for collateral deposits helps CCPs safely manage and mitigate investment and commercial custodian-related risks, write Chris Edmonds, Global Head of Clearing & Risk, and Ashwini Panse, Chief Risk Officer, North American Clearing at ICE.
Noelle Al Jaweini
Features

Saudi Exchange is focusing on raising awareness on the importance of debt markets for issuers, investors and the wider economy

Published: Nov 2021
The development of debt instruments has increased the depth and liquidity of the Saudi capital market and financial literacy is critical for that market growth to continue. This year, we have chosen to focus our educational campaign on raising awareness on the importance of debt markets for issuers, investors and the wider economy, says Noelle Al Jaweini, Chief of Cash Markets, Saudi Exchange.
Maria Kharlashkina
Education

Moscow Exchange’s “Journey” teaching investment knowledge from scratch

Published: Nov 2021
The Moscow bourse’s online education platform has helped thousands of new retail investors gain the confidence to begin their trading journeys, writes Maria Kharlashkina, Deputy Head of Strategy, MOEX.
Barraq Al-Nabulsi & Maher Al-Masri
Education

Education campaigns help Palestine take its place on the world financial stage

Published: Nov 2021
Despite enormous challenges, capital markets in Palestine have thrived in the past year with the help of financial education campaigns, write Barraq Al-Nabulsi, General Director of the Palestine Capital Market Authority, and Maher Al-Masri, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Palestine Exchange.
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.