Joseph Portelli
Interviews

Q&A with Joseph Portelli, Chairman, Malta Stock Exchange (MSE)

Published: Mar 2018
Joseph Portelli, Chairman, Malta Stock Exchange (MSE), talks to us about the exchange's strong focus on SMEs and its exciting growth plans, following the recent WFE SME Conference, which was hosted by MSE in the historic city of Valletta.
Monthly Insights

The February 2018 stock market correction – analysing market capitalisation

Published: Mar 2018
In February 2018, stock markets across the globe experienced a significant correction after an upbeat start to the year in January, and market volatility surged, ending the relatively calm spell observed over 2017.
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).