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(28 October 2014, Seoul) – Today, at the World Federation of Exchanges’ (WFE) General Assembly in Seoul, Korea, Chairmen and Chief Executives from more than 50 of the world’s leading exchanges gathered to make a number of important decisions for the future of the organization. The annual Assembly represents the largest and most widely attended gathering of global exchange leaders.

BATS Global Markets, Bahrain Bourse, Euronext and The Nigerian Stock Exchange accepted as members at the 54th Meeting in Seoul

LONDON & SEOUL (October 27, 2014) - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), the global trade association of publicly regulated exchanges, today announced that Mr. Hüseyin Erkan, Chief Executive Officer of the WFE, will retire at the end of this month following the 54th General Assembly and Annual Meeting in Seoul, South Korea. 

LONDON (August 5, 2014) – The World Federation of Exchanges Ltd. published its first-half Statistics Market Highlights report.

LONDON (30 May, 2014) — The World Federation of Exchanges, the global trade association of publicly regulated exchanges, today announced the appointment of Ms Nandini Sukumar to the position of Chief Administrative Officer.

Key themes included response to regulation, Moscow’s emergence as major financial center, and recovery of global exchange-traded derivatives The 31st annual World Federation of Exchanges/IOMA conference, devoted to the global derivatives market, concluded today in Moscow. The annual conference brings together both the leaders of the world's futures and options markets and global clearing houses, to discuss market and regulatory issues affecting the global derivatives landscape. This year the conference was hosted by Moscow Exchange, Russia’s main public markets trading platform.

Exchanges and clearinghouse leaders will assemble in Moscow next week for the World Federation of Exchanges’ (WFE) 31st annual derivatives conference, the International Options Market Association (IOMA). The conference, which will take place 26-28 May, will be a forum for the discussion of key regulatory issues affecting the global derivatives landscape. The WFE-IOMA conference will also partner again this year with the Global Association of Central Counterparties, (CCP12) to offer a half-day of combined sessions that will focus on the new challenges facing the clearing markets.

The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) has formed  a new sustainability working group at its Working Committee meeting in Mumbai last week.

In 2013, the number of Exchange Traded Derivatives (ETD) worldwide increased by 3% to 22 billion contracts, according to statistics compiled by the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE).

World Federation of Exchanges Publishes 2013 Global Market Highlights

World Federation of Exchanges officially headquartered in London

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