It is our honour and pleasure to host the 59th WFE General Assembly & Annual Meeting in Singapore from 8 to 10 October 2019.
We would like to thank the WFE for this opportunity to provide a platform for global leaders of exchanges and clearing houses, policymakers and market participants, to discuss and exchange views for the betterment of the market infrastructure industry.
We are convening at an interesting time, when opportunities created by technology and internationalisation are also paired with disruption, market volatility and geopolitical risks. This new world we live in calls for exchanges to work together and create solutions that help chart the way forward.
There is much that we can do as a Federation to further support companies and economies, while strengthening confidence in the financial markets. As Asia’s pioneering central counterparty located in AAA-rated Singapore, SGX has built a reputation as a trusted, neutral and internationally recognised market infrastructure for global players. With the increasing focus on Asia, we are eager to collaborate with WFE Members to build an even stronger globally connected marketplace.
We hope that the Annual Meeting in Singapore will spark off tangible ideas and new partnerships. At the same time, we will also ensure that the delegates will have the chance to explore our vibrant city and experience the uniqueness of our diverse cultures.
On behalf of the team at SGX, I look forward to welcoming all of you in Singapore.
Loh Boon Chye
Chief Executive Officer