Wu Qing
Interviews

Innovate to lead, cooperate to build

Published: Sep 2017
On 7 September 2017, Mr WU Qing was elected Chairman of the WFE, and here he writes about how we can all work together to make our industry greater.
News & Views

The WFE and its members pay tribute to Magnus Böcker

Published: Aug 2017
The WFE and its members are united in their grief following the passing of Magnus Böcker, who tragically died of cancer on 26 July 2017.
Reports & Analysis

Market highlights – H1 2017

Published: Aug 2017
This article is based on WFE’s recently published half year highlights and shows H1 2017 performance relative to H1 2016 for 68 exchanges across key metrics.
News & Views

NSE launches X-Academy to further promote financial literacy

Published: Aug 2017
Olumide Orojimi, Brand & Corporate Communications Thought Leader, The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) takes us through the exchange's recent launch of a knowledge platform, X-Academy, aimed at improving financial literacy.
Martin Steinbach
News & Views

Global IPOs: what are the driving trends in today’s market?

Published: Aug 2017
Martin Steinbach, Global & EMEIA IPO Leader, EY discusses the driving trends in today’s global IPO market.
Ramon Monzon
Interviews

Interview with Ramon Monzon, President & CEO, Philippine Stock Exchange

Published: Aug 2017
We interview Mr Monzon, following his recent appointment to the role of President & CEO of the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE).
CEO Letter

CEO Letter - August 2017

Published: Aug 2017

Dear Colleagues

After a summer break, welcome to your August 2017 issue of Focus.

The WFE and its members are united in their grief following the passing of Magnus Böcker in July. Magnus, who was known to many of us personally, had decades of leadership experience in the exchange industry. He became CEO of OMX AB in 2003, having joined the organisation in the 1980s. He was President of NASDAQ OMX during 2008 and 2009, after spearheading the merger of OMX and Nasdaq in 2008, and was CEO of the Singapore Exchange from 2009 to June 2015.

Magnus, who was also associated with the WFE for decades, m...

Technology

IT as enabler or investment?

Published: Aug 2017
Brendan Bradley, Co-Founder, Seismic Foundry looks back at the IT panel from the recent WFE & Imperial College’s Technology Conference in London.
Technology

Blockchain: Challenges in financial sector use

Published: Aug 2017
Deutsche Börse’s Stefan Teis, SVP, Business & Product Development writes about the challenges and opportunities of using Blockchain in the financial services sector.