WEF issues guidelines on fair, orderly markets as new wave looms

The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), the global industry group for exchanges and CCPs, has issued a Guidance Note, aimed at policy questions arising from any resurgence of market volatility. In particular, the WFE’s Guidance focuses on how exchanges create fair and orderly markets; and why, when navigating times of economic uncertainty, it is better and safer to maintain continuous visibility of asset prices and risk premia rather than suppressing markets. It noted that understanding these issues is key to avoiding harmful public policy in relation to all three regulatory…

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