• ESG

    Sustainability: What is the Question Exchanges are Trying to Answer?

    Adrian Farnham
    CEO, LME Clear
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    Editor's Pick

    Incentives, Commitment, and Financial Stability in Central Clearing – the Special Case of CCP Default Management, Recovery, and Resolution

    Published: Jun 2021
    Robert Steigerwald, Senior Policy Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, examines the salient issues in default management, recovery, and resolution in CCPs.
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    Philippe Guillot and Franck Raillon
    Features

    ETFs: What Next for a Surging Market?

    Published: Jun 2021
    The pandemic crisis debunked the notion that ETFs may amplify market volatility in a crisis, even while some new challenges are emerging, write Philippe Guillot, Managing Director, and Franck Raillon, Senior Policy Advisor, at the Autorité des Marchés Financiers.
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    Dr Eva Hupkes
    CCPs

    Dealing With Events at the End of the Tail

    Published: Jun 2021
    The pandemic crisis highlighted both the importance of CCPs for financial stability and the need to future-proof them with an international policy framework, says Dr. Eva Hupkes, Head of Regulatory and Supervisory Policies at the Financial Stability Board.
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    Froukelien Wendt
    CCPs

    A Regulator’s Perspective on Anti-Procyclicality Measures for CCPs

    Published: Jun 2021
    CCPs in the EU remained resilient during the pandemic crisis. ESMA will now analyse what lessons can be learned from the crisis in 2020 and how its APC measures may be developed to further enhance CCPs’ resilience in handling potential future stress events, says Froukelien Wendt, member of the CCP Supervisory Committee at the European Securities and Markets Authority.
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    Douglas Yones
    Interviews

    The ETF Boom is Here to Stay

    Published: Jun 2021
    The recent boom in ETFs is unlikely to end any time soon. Douglas Yones, Head of Exchange-Traded Products at NYSE, explains why.
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    Alexander Schindler
    Features

    The Preservation of Trust: COVID-19 and its Impact on Financial Markets

    Published: Jun 2021
    2020 was an exceptional year that triggered exceptional measures by authorities. Alexander Schindler, Member of the Executive Board of Union Investment, offers his perspective on the lessons learned and future challenges to the financial industry.
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    David Howson
    Cross-border

    Cboe’s Global Credentials and Growing the European Derivatives Market

    Published: Jun 2021
    Cboe is making its vision of pan-European derivatives a reality, delivering much-anticipated enhancements, efficiencies, and opportunities to the European market, writes David Howson, the exchange operator's President Europe and Asia-Pacific.
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    Monthly Insights

    Analysing trends in the number of listings, listed companies and investment flows

    Published: Jun 2021
    Mihaela Croitoru, Statistics Database Manager at the WFE, writes about listed companies, IPOs and investment flows
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