• Future of finance: Opportunities and challenges
  • Global financial markets landscape: Opportunities for Asia
  • Special address: India as a world financial center
  • Financial statecraft: A strategy for India
  • Capital markets for a growth economy: Approach in India
  • Developments in global markets: Impacts and imperatives in emerging markets
  • Asian financial markets: Challenges of growth in the midst of crisis
  • Regulation and development of commodities markets: Emerging trends
  • Rise of China and India: Their influence on the shape of global finance
  • Indian commodity markets: A global player in price setting
  • Reading the trends: Financial markets in 2012
  • Ascent of Asian finance: Financial inclusion as a strategy
The Financial Technologies Group is among the global leaders in offering technology and domain expertise in the creation of next-generation financial markets that are transparent, efficient, and liquid across various asset classes, including equities, commodities, currencies, and fixed income segments. The Group operates one of the world’s largest network of exchanges connecting fast-growing economies from Asia to Africa. It also has four ecosystem ventures to address upstream and downstream opportunities around exchanges, including exchange and trading technologies, clearing, warehousing, real-time market information, mobile payment solutions, and knowledge management.

The Group operates some of the most successful exchange industry ventures in India, such as Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX), India’s No. 1 commodity exchange and the fifth largest in the world; Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) for trading in electricity; and National Spot Exchange (NSEL ) for spot trading in commodities. Its global forays include Singapore Mercantile Exchange (SMX), Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX), Bahrain Financial Exchange (BFX), Global Board of Trade (GBOT) in Mauritius, and Bourse Africa in Botswana. The Group also promoted MCX Stock Exchange (MCX-SX) in India. MCX-SX has leadership in exchange-traded currency futures and is now majority-held (89%) by a large number of financial institutions and banks in the public and private sectors.
Financial Technologies Group Promoted Exchange Industry and Ecosystem Ventures

Domestic Markets

India’s largest commodity exchange trading in over 70 commodities, with global leadership in Gold and Silver   India’s largest spot exchange for trading in commodities. Has extensive business relationships markets across India   India’s largest private sector warehousing and collateral management company. Developing warehousing receipt financing   India’s largest exchange for trading in electricity futures. It streamlined the distribution of power in India

Global Markets

Leading commodities exchange in the Gulf, originally set up by the Group, in which it now holds significant stake   The new-generation pan-
Asia multi-asset exchange
promoted by the Group
  A leading international multiasset
exchange in Africa, based
in Mauritius
  A pan-African multicommodity exchange that will soon begin its operations
Trades in securities, derivatives, structured products and Shariah-compliant financial instruments            

Real Time Information and Payment Solutions

Real-time information service provider that offers customized and cost-effective solutions for data and information   A pioneer in providing mobile payment solutions for a wide range of institutions, individuals and investors        

Knowledge Management

A leading provider of domain knowledge solutions and market development strategies in the financial markets in India and abroad