News & Views

Public Venture Capital (SMEs) - If it were easy, everyone would be great at it

Published: Mar 2018
Ungad Chadda, SVP, Head of Enterprise Strategy & Former President, Capital Formation, TMX Group was a panellist at the WFE SME Conference on a session focused on new models for SME market-based financing; he takes us through the key discussion points.
News & Views

Richard Metcalfe named as the WFE’s Head of Regulatory Affairs

Published: Mar 2018
The WFE is pleased to confirm Richard Metcalfe has been appointed as its Head of Regulatory Affairs.
News & Views

65 exchanges ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’ to celebrate International Women’s Day 2018

Published: Mar 2018
Thirty-two WFE members joined the ’Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’ initiative between 5-9 March to promote female economic empowerment for International Women’s Day 2018 (Thursday 8 March). In total, 65 exchanges participated in the initiative.
Technology

The WFE responds to FCA’s consultation on global sandboxes to test FinTech applications

Published: Mar 2018
The WFE has welcomed the UK Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) initiative to consult the market on broadening the reach of its existing regulatory sandbox, and reiterated its support for a globally coherent approach to FinTech.
Technology

The WFE & McKinsey joint report on fintech in capital markets infrastructure industry reveals likely future innovations & opportunities

Published: Mar 2018
The WFE has published a joint report with global management consultancy McKinsey & Company's Banking & Securities Practice on the fintech landscape in the Capital Markets Infrastructure (CMI) industry.
News & Views

The WFE publishes research report into family businesses & listing

Published: Mar 2018
The WFE has published a report into family businesses, investigating the opportunities and challenges for family firms when considering public equity as a source of funding.
Emerging Markets

The WFE attends International Workshop on Econometrics and Empirical Economics

Published: Feb 2018
Dr. Stefano Alderighi, Senior Economist – Researcher at the WFE, attended and presented the WFE's research on retail trading in emerging markets at the first International Workshop on Econometrics and Empirical Economics (IWEEE).
Geoffrey O. Odundo
Interviews

Q&A with Geoffrey O. Odundo, CEO, Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)

Published: Feb 2018
We are pleased to feature a Q&A with Geoffrey O. Odundo, CEO, Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), one of the WFE's newest members.
Monthly Insights

Market activity in January 2018

Published: Feb 2018
Stock markets got off to a strong start in 2018, maintaining the momentum observed in 2017 as valuations continued to soar and benchmark indices scaled new record highs in several markets across the globe.