World Federation of Exchanges
|Headquarters||London, United Kingdom|
|Dr. Urs Rüegsegger |
Mr. Edward T. Tilly
The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), formerly the Federation Internationale des Bourses de Valeurs (FIBV), or International Federation of Stock Exchanges, is the trade association of 63 publicly regulated stock, futures, and options exchanges. Its market operators are responsible for operating the key components of the financial world. It is based in London, United Kingdom, and was founded in 1961.
The National Stock Exchange’s (NSE) MD & CEO Vikram Limaye has been appointed the chairman of the working committee and director on the board by the international industry body–World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). The decision was taken at the global body’s 58th general assembly and annual meeting that is currently underway in Athens, Greece.
To be a member, exchanges must adhere to the WFE Membership Criteria. Candidates are selected following a peer review. There are 2 Associates, 18 WFE Affiliates with separate professional relations, and 14 exchanges which are WFE Correspondents.
As of July 2016, the WFE had 63 members:
Affiliates as of 17 August 2016 include the following:
- Exchange (organized market)
- Stock exchange
- List of stock exchanges
- Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges
- "About WFE". World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). Retrieved 5 July 2016.
- "A Short History". World Federation of Exchanges. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
- "Members". World Federation of Exchanges. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
- "2016 WFE Members". World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). Retrieved 5 July 2016.
- "Affiliates". world-exchanges.org.
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