The WFE Research Team conducts ongoing research into areas of interest to its membership base. The research is intended to stimulate discussion on key topics, assist in informing the debate on relevant issues and enhance the understanding of the role of exchanges in the economies in which they operate. This research takes the form of member surveys, briefing notes and more detailed research reports.
WFE Research is divided into the following sections. Click on the section titles below to go to the specific section.
The following studies have been conducted by the International Options Market Association (IOMA). IOMA was founded an association of options markets and clearinghouses around the world. Originally founded in Amsterdam in 1983, as the International Association of Options Exchanges and Clearing Houses, it adopted its present name in 1993. It includes most of the major exchanges trading options on equities, equity indexes, debt instruments, currencies and commodities. Since its affiliating with WFE in 2002, IOMA has widened its scope to include futures and commodity trading.