Wednesday, 29 September 2021

WFE's first-half 2021 market highlights confirm continuation of growth from 2020

London, 9 September – The World Federation of Exchanges (“The WFE”), the global industry group for exchanges and CCPs, today published its first-half market highlights.

Key highlights

The data for the first half of 2021 confirms the growth trend that we observed at the end of 2020, with many indicators reaching record levels, particularly in the Americas. The roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccines, the additional stimulus packages approved by governments, the savings accumulated during the pandemic, and an increased confidence in the economic recovery boosted the markets.

Compared with H2 2020:

Compared to H1 2020:

According to the WFE’s statistics, the key trends of H1 2021 are as follows:

Equities 

Exchange traded derivatives (ETDs) 

Re-disseminated by The Asian Banker 

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