News & Views

Ring the Bell for Gender Equality 2018 - next week!

Published: Feb 2018
For the fourth year, a global collaboration of 59 stock exchanges around the world plan to 'Ring the Bell for Gender Equality' to celebrate International Women’s Day 2018 (Thursday 8 March 2018).
News & Views

Global Money Week 2018 highlights importance of 'Money Matters Matter' for children & youth

Published: Feb 2018
There are just a couple of weeks until Global Money Week 2018!
News & Views

Stock Exchanges can join Global Money Week, 12–18 March 2018

Published: Feb 2018
Global Money Week, a CYFI initiative, is an annual money awareness campaign built to inspire children and young people to learn about money matters, livelihoods and entrepreneurship.
CEO Letter

CEO Letter - February 2018

Published: Feb 2018

Dear Colleagues

Welcome to the February issue of Focus, where we look back at the recent WFE Working Committee in Frankfurt at the end of last month, hosted by Deutsche Börse AG.

At the meeting, we welcomed a compelling presentation from Dr Alexandra Hachmeister, Chief Regulatory Officer, Head of Group Regulatory Strategy, Deutsche Börse AG who gave us the view of a Financial Market Infrastructure (FMI) operator in the European Union on the regulation of financial markets. This month, we feature a summary of that presentation, where Alexandra outlines the main drivers for European financial ma...

ESG

Luxembourg Stock Exchange partners with China’s Agricultural Development Bank to expand the green bond market

Published: Feb 2018
The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Agricultural Development Bank of China (ADBC) to set up an access scheme to display ADBC’s green, poverty alleviation and sustainability bonds on the Luxembourg Green Exchange (LGX) platform.
Dr. Alexandra Hachmeister,
News & Views

A viewpoint on the regulation of financial markets

Published: Feb 2018
We hear from Dr. Alexandra Hachmeister, Chief Regulatory Officer, Head of Group Regulatory Strategy, Deutsche Börse AG following the recent WFE Working Committee.
CCPs

Current regulatory priorities for CCP recovery and resolution

Published: Feb 2018
Clément Rouveyrol, Market Infrastructure Expert, ECB Oversight Division, takes us through current regulatory priorities for CCP recovery and resolution, following a presentation by Dr. Corinna Freund, Principal, ECB Oversight Division to the WFE Working Committee last month.
News & Views

Cultivating high-quality financial literacy for Thais

Published: Jan 2018
We are delighted to welcome a contribution from Thailand Securities Institute (TSI), The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET)about its financial literacy programme, delivered through its innovative investment museum INVESTORY.
Alina Aldambergen
Interviews

2018 Viewpoints: Alina Aldambergen, CEO, Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE)

Published: Jan 2018
We hear a viewpoint for 2018 from Alina Aldambergen, CEO, Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE).