Yuri Denisov
ESG

Green finance comes to Russia

Published: Dec 2019
Yuri Denisov, Chief Executive Officer, Moscow Exchange, tells us about the role of green finance in Russia and especially the growth of the green bond.
CEO Letter

CEO Letter - December 2019

Published: Dec 2019

Dear Colleagues,

Welcome to the final issue of Focus for 2019.

We are delighted to round off the year on the issue of market data, an important topic for the industry that creates it: the exchanges. We released a short animation designed to educate stakeholders on the importance of valuing stock market data correctly for users who profit from it. The animation forms part of the WFE’s work to ensure that role of exchanges in creating market data is correctly understood.

Our Executive Profile this month features Socrates Lazaridis, Chief Executive Officer, Athens Stock...





Monthly Insights

Overview of on-exchange bond markets (January - October 2019)

Published: Dec 2019
Kenix Lee, Senior Economist - Researcher at the WFE writes this month's insight piece about on-exchange bond markets.
Naser Al-Sanousi
ESG

Boursa Kuwait's Corporate Sustainability strategy

Published: Dec 2019
Naser Al-Sanousi, Marketing & Communication Director, Boursa Kuwait, tells us about the exchange's Corporate Sustainability strategy.
Communications Team
ESG

Bursa Malaysia raises RM1.8 million

Published: Dec 2019
Find out how Bursa Malaysia's Bull Charge and CSR efforts strive to develop a responsible marketplace that benefits the community as a whole.
Socrates Lazaridis
ESG

The Athens Stock Exchange ESG reporting guide

Published: Dec 2019
Socrates Lazaridis, Chief Executive Officer, Athens Stock Exchange, tells us about the exchange's new ESG reporting guide.
News & Views

Everything you wanted to know about data pricing, in 90 seconds: WFE releases market data animation

Published: Dec 2019
The WFE has released an animation designed to educate stakeholders on the importance of valuing stock market data correctly for users who profit from it. The animation forms part of the WFE’s work to ensure that role of exchanges in creating market data is well understood.
Liu Fuzhong
Emerging Markets

Building an ecosystem for SME financing

Published: Dec 2019
Liu Fuzhong, Director of International Department, Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE), tells us about different methods employed across the APAC region to grow SME financing.
Thapelo Tsheole
Emerging Markets

Botswana Stock Exchange hosts the 23rd Annual African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) Conference

Published: Dec 2019
Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) recently hosted the 23rd Annual General Meeting and Conference of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA). We hear more about the conference from Thapelo Tsheole, Chief Executive, BSE.