News & Views

WFE Chairman Dr Urs Rüegsegger speaks at FIAB meeting in Argentina

Published: Sep 2019
Dr Urs Rüegsegger, Chairman of the WFE, delivered a speech at the 46th General Assembly & Annual Meeting of the Ibero-American Federation of Exchanges (FIAB) and to the FIAB HighTech Meeting, hosted by the Rosario Stock Exchange.
Noppakao Sucharitakul
ESG

The role of CSR at the Stock Exchange of Thailand

Published: Sep 2019
Noppakao Sucharitakul, Executive Vice President, Head of Social Development Group and Corporate Communication, The Stock Exchange of Thailand tell us about SET’s recent CSR initiatives, including the SET Youth Music Competition.
CEO Letter

CEO Letter - September 2019

Published: Sep 2019

Dear Colleagues,

Welcome to the September issue of Focus.

After the exchange's recent successful IPO, in the Executive Profile section we hear from Ittai Ben Zeev, Chief Executive Officer, Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) about why technology and innovation is so important for his organisation and country, and how the IPO positions TASE for the future.

Dr Urs Rüegsegger, Chairman of the WFE, delivered a speech at the 46th General Assembly & Annual Meeting of the Ibero-American Federation of Exchanges (FIAB) earlier this month. His speech focused on some of the WFE’s strategic priorit...





Monthly Insights

ETP market capitalisation – a new WFE indicator

Published: Sep 2019
Dr. Stefano Alderighi, Senior Economist - Researcher at the WFE writes about ETP Market capitalisation.
ESG

Exchanges round the world ‘Ring the Bell’ for financial literacy

Published: Sep 2019
Exchanges and CCPs around the world have united to promote financial literacy and boost financial inclusion, ringing the bell in multiple countries on multiple days all week during World Investor Week (“WIW”) 2019.
Hamish Macdonald
News & Views

Growing New Zealand’s Capital Markets 2029: A vision and growth agenda to promote stronger capital markets for all New Zealanders

Published: Sep 2019
Hamish Macdonald, Head of External Relations & General Counsel, NZX Limited takes us through the recently-published industry-led review entitled Capital Markets 2029, initiated by NZX and the Financial Markets Authority (FMA), which is designed to deliver a 10-year vision and growth agenda for New Zealand’s capital markets.
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.