The new members are:
- London Stock Exchange Group: a diversified international market infrastructure and capital markets business operating a broad range of equity, bond and derivatives markets (approved as a full member at today’s 58th WFE General Assembly).
- Boursa Kuwait: a private entity established to manage the Kuwait stock market (approved as a full member at today’s 58th WFE General Assembly).
- Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX): a commodity derivatives exchange that facilitates online trading, and clearing and settlement of commodity derivatives transactions (approved as a full member at today’s 58th WFE General Assembly).
- Tunis Stock Exchange: responsible for managing the Tunisian transferrable securities market (approved as a full member at the WFE’s June 2018 Board meeting).
- China Securities Depository and Clearing Corporation (CSDC): a securities registration, clearing and settlement business (approved as a full member at the WFE’s January 2018 Board meeting).
- Nairobi Securities Exchange: an equity and debt securities provider (approved as a full member at the WFE’s January 2018 Board meeting).
Nandini Sukumar, CEO, WFE said: “Members are the lifeblood of any trade association, and our new members demonstrate the truly global breadth and multi-asset class depth of today’s WFE. We are proud to represent such a diverse range of organisations, and with full members now standing at 70 – the greatest number in the federation’s 57-year history – our role as the voice of the global market infrastructure industry has never been more important.
“Moreover, with our ever-growing mandate and membership base, we look forward to championing the causes that matter to our members, focusing on business-critical topics including CCP-related capital issues, sustainability, emerging markets, market integrity, regulatory coherence, SMEs, cyber resilience and FinTech.”