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Podiumsdiskussion „Competition in Trading“

Rainer Riess is Member of the Management Board of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and Managing Director Cash Market Business Development at Deutsche Börse. He is responsible for sales, business development as well as issuer and investor markets of all cash market activities of Deutsche Börse AG, comprising of the electronic trading system Xetra® and the floor of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Currently, more than 250 member institutions from 18 countries use the Xetra system. Altogether, the cash market of Deutsche Börse comprises of more than 200,000 stocks, bonds, exchange-traded and actively managed funds, certificates and warrants.

His past experience within Deutsche Börse Group has included managing the Primary Markets department for all listing business, creating the Neuer Markt and shaping the development of the German and European equity market and its regulatory structure. He worked on several product innovations and introductions such as the Xetra trading system, the exchange-traded funds business (XTF® segment), the introduction of the Equity CCP and enhancements of the specialist trading functionalities.

Rainer Riess holds a Masters of Arts in Economics from the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Miami. He is a former Fulbright scholar.