Dr. Jeffrey Jaensubhakij
News & Views

Keynote speech by Dr. Jeffrey Jaensubhakij, Group Chief Investment Officer, GIC, at the WFE's 59th General Assembly & Annual Meeting in Singapore

Published: Oct 2019
Keynote speech from Dr. Jeffrey Jaensubhakij, Chief Investment Officer, GIC, delivered at the 59th WFE Annual Meeting and General Assembly in Singapore, 8 - 10 October 2019.
Paul M. Muthaura and Margaret Awino
News & Views

The future of capital raising: exchanges, IPOs and the new world of listing

Published: Oct 2019
Paul M. Muthaura and Margaret Awino, Capital Markets Authority, Kenya, share their thoughts on the future of capital raising and the exchanges crucial role in this area.
Paul Jiganti
News & Views

Market liquidity

Published: Oct 2019
Paul Jiganti, Managing Director of Business Development, IMC, discusses how regulatory changes can impact liquidity.
Masamichi Kono
ESG

Financing climate transition and sustainability at the OECD

Published: Oct 2019
Masamichi Kono, Deputy Secretary-General, The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), showcases the OECD's activity towards a creating sustainable future.
Adena Friedman
News & Views

If you dream it, we can build it

Published: Oct 2019
Adena Friedman, President and CEO, Nasdaq, delivered a TED talk at the annual TED conference in Vancouver.
Oscar N. Onyema OON
News & Views

Reflections on the WFE's 59th General Assembly & Annual Meeting in Singapore

Published: Oct 2019
Oscar N. Onyema OON, Chief Executive Officer, The Nigerian Stock Exchange, shares his thoughts and key take-aways from the WFE's 59th General Assembly and Annual Meeting in Singapore.
CEO Letter

CEO Letter - October 2019

Published: Oct 2019

Dear Colleagues,

Welcome to the October issue of Focus. We have the pleasure of looking back to the WFE’s 59th General Assembly & Annual Meeting that took place in Singapore earlier this month. We would firstly like to thank our exceptionally welcoming hosts Singapore Exchange (SGX) who organised this event with grace, the utmost professionalism, and such care. It was one of our most memorable conferences - we particularly enjoyed the spectacular market opening ceremony in the SGX IPO Arena - so thank you to the outstanding team at SGX.

Our second thanks go to the superb rost...



Geoffrey O. Odundo
Technology

Investing in financial infrastructure: what do we need to do this decade to ensure optimal outcomes for the next?

Published: Oct 2019
Geoffrey O. Odundo, Chief Executive Officer, Nairobi Securities Exchange, discusses the role of technology in financial infrastructures, especially the importance of mobile technology.
David Harris
ESG

Sustainable finance at London Stock Exchange

Published: Oct 2019
David Harris, Head of Sustainable Business, London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), discusses how the Green Economy Mark for equities and the Sustainable Bond Market are designed to support the transition to a sustainable low-carbon economy.