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Equity options and futures volumes (January – April 2019)

Published: May 2019
In this article we look at trading activity (measured by volume traded) in single stock and stock index options and futures over the January to April 2019 period when compared to the same period in 2018.
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Annual Statistics Guide 2018

Published: May 2019
The WFE has published the fourth volume of its Annual Statistics Guide.
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Q1 2019 Market Update

Published: Apr 2019
In this article we examine trends in equity, exchange trade products (ETPs) and derivatives markets in Q1 2019.
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Recent IPO regional trends

Published: Mar 2019
Dr. Stefano Alderighi, Senior Economist - Researcher at the WFE writes about recent IPO regional trends.
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Median Simple Spreads in 2018

Published: Feb 2019
This month we examine the performance of a WFE indicator called the Median Simple Spread (MSS).
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The World Federation of Exchanges publishes 2018 Full Year Market Highlights

Published: Feb 2019
The World Federation of Exchanges (“WFE”), the global industry group for exchanges and CCPs, has today published its 2018 Full Year Highlights report. Global stock markets had a turbulent year in 2018. Volatility made a come-back, breaking the spell of stable markets in 2017.
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Trends in Market Capitalisation

Published: Jan 2019
The overall market capitalisation of exchanges as at end 2018 was 76.6 trillion USD. This figure is based on data received from 76 exchanges worldwide.
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New listings and investment flows through IPOs

Published: Dec 2018
In this article we look at the new listings and investment flows through IPOs in the month of November 2018 when compared to November 2017. We also look into new listings and investment flows in the January to November 2018 period when compared to the same period in 2017.
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Market Activity in October 2018

Published: Nov 2018
Stock markets across the globe saw a sell-off in Oct 2018 and benchmark indices fell to record low levels. In this article we examine market activity as reflected by value and volumes of trades in equities and ETFs against this backdrop.