Alexander Afanasiev
Emerging Markets

Retail participation in public markets – The democratisation of wealth

Published: Sep 2017
Earlier this month I had the privilege of speaking on a panel at the WFE Annual Meeting focused on retail participation in the public markets, writes Alexander Afanasiev, CEO, Moscow Exchange.
Emerging Markets

WFE CEO Nandini Sukumar visits Colombo Stock Exchange

Published: Sep 2017
WFE CEO Nandini Sukumar visited the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) in mid-September, meeting Chairman of the CSE, Ray Abeywardena and many other CSE colleagues.
His Excellency Essa Kazim
Emerging Markets

Engaging greater numbers of investors - DFM’s experience

Published: Sep 2017
Following his participation in the recent retail investor panel at the 57th WFE Annual Meeting, His Excellency Essa Kazim, Chairman of Dubai Financial Market (DFM) writes about DFM’s own experience with this important investor segment.
News & Views

2nd Women Leaders in Financial Infrastructure event takes place in London

Published: Sep 2017
The second Women Leaders in Financial Infrastructure event took place on Monday 25 September, with more than 120 participants from 39 organisations located across 14 countries.
Reports & Analysis

Trends in listings and value traded of ETFs (Jan-Aug 2017)

Published: Sep 2017
This article looks at the listings and value traded of ETFs in the first 8 months of 2017 when compared to the same period in 2016, based on data received from 45 exchanges.
News & Views

Social value of exchanges: watch latest WFE video

Published: Sep 2017
The latest WFE video, first shown at the 57th WFE Annual Meeting in Bangkok in early September, is focused on the social value of stock exchanges, and explores the ways in which an exchange can contribute to the society and real economy around it.
Technology

New market risks and how to mitigate them

Published: Sep 2017
Paul Hilgers, CEO, Optiver gave a key note speech focused on risk at the 57th WFE Annual Meeting, and here shares with us his viewpoint on new market risks and how to mitigate them.
Technology

Partnering with regulators: It’s time to strategise on operating efficiencies and risk reduction

Published: Sep 2017
We hear from Arjun Jayaram, CEO, Baton Systems about why partnering with regulators matters.
James Zhan
ESG

Contribution of exchanges to economic growth and sustainable development

Published: Sep 2017
At this year’s WFE annual meeting the WFE and UNCTAD launched a new joint report on the role of stock exchanges in fostering economic growth and sustainable development, writes James Zhan, Director, Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD, and Editor-in-Chief, United Nations World Investment Report.