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The World Federation of Exchanges represents 64 regulated exchanges across the world, and acts on behalf of a total of 99 organizations including affiliate members and clearinghouses.


Our member exchanges are home to more than 45,000 listed companies, while our widely used statistics database covers more than 350 indicators and 40 years of data from exchanges worldwide. Our members provide a significant contribution to the real economy, representing a total market capitalization of USD 63.5 trillion and a total trading value of USD 76 trillion, a value which is over 65% of the world GDP.


Since its foundation 54 years ago, the WFE has organized committees, meetings, general assemblies, conferences, and workshops for its members to transfer knowledge and share expertise. As an industry trade organisation, the WFE has discussed virtually every aspect of the capital market: the technical, the commercial, the legal and the economic. In the past four decades we have published studies and reports on issues such as self-regulation, cross border trading, HFT, cyber security and many others besides.

FOCUS February 2016 Issue

Contents - Nasdaq's Sandy Frucher Discusses Global Exchange Collaboration, NYSE Breaks New Ground in Compliance Training Engagement, Liquidity Consolidation Seen Key to Arab Exchange Development, Market Analysis and Insight from the WFE Statistics Team.

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FOCUS January 2016 Issue

Contents - Interview with Chitra Ramkrishna, CEO of NSE India, Feature on Exchange Education: JPX's Nakamura sets out the roadmap for WFE's newest Working Group, November 2015 Market Statistics.

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FOCUS December 2015 Issue

Contents - Interview with KRX Chairman and CEO Kyungsoo Choi, Feature on TWSE's sustainability programmes, Borsa Istanbul talks about its new repo future, Market Insight from the WFE Statistics Team and Exchange News.

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FOCUS November 2015 Issue

Contents - Interview with TMX CEO Lou Eccleston, Feature on JPX new broadcast service for investors and WFE statistics team looks at global bond markets

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FOCUS October 2015 Issue

Welcome to the first edition of WFE's revived FOCUS magazine which will be heading your way every month in an e-zine format. 


Contents – Interview with Qatar Stock Exchange CEO Rashid Bin Ali Al-Mansoori, WFE statistics team reviews EM equity market trends, exchange news highlights ​

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The Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) Wins the Award for the “Most Innovative African Stock Exchange for 2015”

The Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) wins the Award for the "Most Innovative African Stock Exchange for 2015"

Mauritius (September 28, 2015) - The Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) has won for the third time in five years, the "Most Innovative African Stock Exchange of the year Award" at the Institutional Investment Capital Market Awards 2015 organised by Africa investor (Ai), a leading international research and communication group. The Award was presented to the SEM at Thomson Reuters in New York on 25th September 2015.

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