Monthly Insights

Q3 Markets Update

Published: Oct 2018
Market performance in Q3 2018 was mixed. While in the Americas region strong economic results and growing corporate profits in the US boosted markets, in Europe, tensions with respect to a trade war with the US, banking sector exposure to vulnerable emerging markets and the uncertainty stemming from Brexit negotiations were among factors affecting market sentiment.

Equity derivatives volumes traded from January to August 2018 (compared to January to August 2017)

Published: Sep 2018
Globally equity markets have recorded a surge in trading activity since the beginning of 2018.

H1 2018 Market Highlights

Published: Aug 2018
The first half of 2018 has been eventful for stock markets worldwide. While the year started on a high note with domestic market capitalisation and benchmark indices scaling record high levels in markets across the globe, February 2018 was marked by a global stock market correction and a return of volatility after a remarkably calm period over 2017.

ETFs listings and trading activity (January – May 2018)

Published: Jun 2018
The size of the ETFs market worldwide continued to grow, with the first five months of 2018 recording a pickup both in terms of ETF listings and trading activity when compared to the same period in 2017.

Interest rate derivatives volumes in April 2018

Published: May 2018
Interest rate derivatives volume traded in April 2018 recorded a sharp decline when compared to volumes in March 2018. An overall 28.9% decline in volumes traded was due to a fall in volumes across all three regions - Americas (-28.5%), Asia-Pacific (-40.6%) and EMEA region (-27.1%).

2017 derivatives markets update

Published: Apr 2018
The World Federation of Exchanges conducts an annual survey of the derivatives markets operated by its members, affiliates and other exchanges that voluntarily submit data for this survey.