World Federation of Exchanges
Founded1961; 61 years ago (1961)
Key people
  • Ms. Nandini Sukumar
    (Chief Executive Officer)

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 publicly regulated stock, futures, and options exchanges, as well as central counterparties (CCPs). It represents over 250 market infrastructure providers, including standalone CCPs that are not part of exchange groups. Its market operators are responsible for operating the key components of the financial world. It was founded in 1961[1] and is based in London, United Kingdom.[2]


To be a member, exchanges must adhere to the WFE Membership Criteria. Candidates are selected following a peer review.

As of April 2019, the WFE had 70 members:[3]

Suspended members


Affiliates as of April 2019 include the following:[5]

See also


  1. ^ "A Short History". World Federation of Exchanges. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  2. ^ "About WFE". World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  3. ^ "2019 WFE Members". World Federation of Exchanges (WFE).
  4. ^ Wermus, Katie (4 March 2022). "Russian stock market suspended from World Federation of Exchanges". Newsweek. Retrieved 9 March 2022.
  5. ^ "Affiliates".