Technology

Ramon S. Monzon
Education

Philippine Stock Exchange is educating domestic investors on the opportunities and the risks of the stock market

Published: Oct 2021
The pandemic paved the way for more stock market account openings, especially among the working population, so we have beefed up our literacy activities in order to help new investors understand the risks and rewards of the financial instruments they’re getting into, says Ramon S. Monzon, President and CEO, Philippine Stock Exchange.
Niroshan Wijesundere
Education

Colombo Stock Exchange is striving to demystify capital markets and broaden investor horizons

Published: Oct 2021
Investor education is a key component of the overarching goal of investor protection, a goal in which regulatory bodies and financial institutions play a pivotal role, says Niroshan Wijesundere, Head of Marketing, Colombo Stock Exchange.
Olumide Bolumole
Education

NGX doubles down on goal for financial inclusion and empowering individual investors

Published: Oct 2021
Financial literacy is critical to the growth of capital markets in Nigeria and the NGX is committed to supporting initiatives that encourage the public to develop sustainable investment habits, says Olumide Bolumole, Divisional Head, Listings Business, Nigerian Exchange Limited.
Luis René Ramón; Nalleli Barajas
Education

Bolsa Mexicana de Valores is harnessing technological innovation to increase financial literacy

Published: Oct 2021
BMV is leveraging technology to accelerate digital platforms, content and education campaigns to promote financial awareness and investing in financial markets, says Luis René Ramón, Director of Financial Planning, Investor Relations and ESG, and Nalleli Barajas, Deputy Director of ESG, at Bolsa Mexicana de Valores.
Sha Yan
Features

China’s IPO reforms are providing a vibrant, capital ecosystem for SMEs

Published: Sep 2021
One year on, the market reforms to Shenzhen Stock Exchange’s ChiNext Market are fostering the development of diverse and profitable companies critical to the growth of China’s economy, says Sha Yan, President, Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
Berta Ares
Features

Bisons to Tokens: The New Reality of Business Financing

Published: Jul 2021
Blockchain and tokenisation offer limitless possibilities, but a collaborative approach will be necessary if the revolutionary potential of these technologies is to be realised in capital markets, writes Berta Ares, General Manager of BME Inntech.
Adena Friedman
Interviews

Future technology: A conversation with Nasdaq President and CEO, Adena Friedman

Published: Oct 2020
Adena Friedman, President and CEO, Nasdaq
Nandini Sukumar
News & Views

WFE publishes update on industry cyber efforts during the pandemic

Published: May 2020
The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) has published a report detailing measures the industry has taken to adapt and enhance existing cyber resilience tools during the pandemic.
Mike McClain
Interviews

Distributed ledger technology and accelerated settlement

Published: May 2020
Mike McClain, Managing Director and General Manager of Equity Clearing and DTC Settlement Services, DTCC speaks about distributed ledger technology’s impact on accelerated settlement for the US equities market