CEO Letter

CEO Letter - March 2019

Published: Mar 2019

Dear Colleagues,

Welcome to the March issue of Focus. 

This month we are pleased to profile Mohamed Farid Saleh, Executive Chairman of The Egyptian Exchange (EGX), who shares his views on the key global trends that will have an impact on the financial infrastructure market in 2019. He also reveals the strategic priorities that will underpin EGX’s operations over the coming months, and outlines the exchange’s strong focus on Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) issues.

This month's issue also features two fascinating contributions on the importance of sustainability. Andrey Brag...





Interviews

2019 Viewpoints: Mohamed Farid Saleh, Executive Chairman, The Egyptian Exchange

Published: Mar 2019
Mohamed Farid Saleh, Executive Chairman, The Egyptian Exchange, gives us his perspectives on the big topics to impact the market infrastructure industry in the coming weeks.
News & Views

The WFE responds to FSB's consultation on SME financing

Published: Mar 2019
The WFE responded to the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) consultation on the effects of financial regulatory reforms on the provision of financing to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Monthly Insights

Recent IPO regional trends

Published: Mar 2019
Dr. Stefano Alderighi, Senior Economist - Researcher at the WFE writes about recent IPO regional trends.
Andrey Braginskiy
ESG

ESG moves to top of the agenda in Moscow

Published: Mar 2019
Andrey Braginskiy, Managing Director of Communications, Moscow Exchange (MOEX), explains the importance of ESG.
Geir Harald Aase
ESG

Increasing the visibility of green investment choices

Published: Mar 2019
Geir Harald Aase, Communications Manager, Oslo Børs ASA, explains the role and significance of green bonds in Norway.
WFE
Emerging Markets

The WFE hosts Emerging Markets Forum for industry stakeholders

Published: Mar 2019
On Thursday 14 March 2019, the WFE held its first Emerging Markets forum in London to explore the factors that attract international investors to emerging markets.
CCPs

The WFE responds to US agencies on proposed standardised approach for calculating the exposure amount of derivative contracts

Published: Mar 2019
The WFE has responded to three US federal banking agencies on a proposed rule to update their standards for how firms measure counterparty credit risk posed by derivative contracts.
ESG

Ring the Bell for Gender Equality 2019

Published: Mar 2019
Many WFE members participated in 'Ring the Bell for Gender Equality' to celebrate International Women's Day 2019.