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Everything you wanted to know about data pricing, in 90 seconds: The World Federation of Exchanges releases market data animation

Published: 16 Dec 2019
The WFE has released an animation designed to educate stakeholders on the importance of valuing stock market data correctly for users who profit from it. The animation forms part of the WFE’s work to ensure that role of exchanges in creating market data is well understood.
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Call for papers

IOMA - The WFE's Clearing & Derivatives Conference
Malta, 26 March - 27 March 2020

The papers accepted will be considered for a special issue of the Journal of Financial Markets Infrastructures. 

Keynote speakers: Rod Garratt (University of California, Santa Barbara), Edward Scicluna (Finance Minister of Malta).

For the complete call for papers, please click on the download link below.


Latest statistics from the WFE

We publish over 350 market data indicators, ranging from statistics on exchange traded products such as equities, derivatives and ETFs to granular data on IPOs, and the WFE’s Median Simple Spread liquidity indicator.

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Green finance comes to Russia

Published: Dec 2019
Yuri Denisov, Chief Executive Officer, Moscow Exchange, tells us about the role of green finance in Russia and especially the growth of the green bond.
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