Paris (July 24, 2012) – The total market capitalization of WFE exchanges increased by 5.3% in the first half of 2012 while global trading volumes continued their decline. The rise in market capitalization was mainly attributed to markets in the Americas and Asia-Pacific regions, according to figures released today by the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE).
Specific 2012 first half highlights from WFE are as follows:
PARIS (March 7, 2011) – Trading in derivatives contracts on regulated exchanges worldwide surged to the highest levels in nearly a decade in 2010, according to statistics compiled by the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). More than 22.4 billion derivative contracts were traded on exchanges worldwide in 2010 (11.2 billion futures and 11.1 billion options) against 17.8 billion in 2009.
Paris (Feb 7, 2011) – Global equity market capitalization on regulated exchanges increased 14.9 percent to $54.8 trillion (USD) in 2010 as markets continued their rebound from the 2008 financial crisis, the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) reported in its annual publication of market statistics.
Equity derivatives and cash equity trading: concentration and notional value comparisons. Analysis of figures for 1995 - 2003. written by Stephen Wells.
This study highlights the contribution of mid, small and micro caps to members’ volumes and businesses.
Exchange Focus: China Financial Futures Exchange , Dalian Commodity Exchange, and Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange
The new global risk transfer market: transformation and the status quo
Highlights from the 52nd WFE General Assembly in Taipei
WFE reviews the half year market statistics, in addition, Duncan Niederauer, CEO of NYSE Euronext and Alex Frino, CEO of CMCRC shares their views on dark pools.
The total market capitalization of WFE exchanges increased by 5.3% in the first half of 2012 while global trading volumes continued their decline. The rise in market capitalization was mainly attributed to markets in the Americas and Asia-Pacific regions, according to figures released today by the World Federation of Exchanges
We are at a point in the crisis where the financial markets, and economic commentators, do not know whether to panic about deflation or inflation, about a sudden collapse in the dollar, or a sudden collapse in the euro.
In recent years, most security markets have experienced fragmentation. Besides traditional stock exchanges, trade could be done on new trading venues or within brokerage firm. In United States, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley or UBS are some of the firms that have developed their own proprietary trading platforms. In Europe, “systemic internalisers”, which are investments firms executing client orders on their own account, are authorized since November 1st 2007. Most often, these new possibilities are offset by strict reporting obligations, for which specialized firms develop new services.