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We are all on a journey to advance the transition to open market economies while fostering sustainable and inclusive growth. As one of the world’s leading stewards of capital, we actively engage with the world’s leading and growth economies to foster positive change.

Join us and the world’s leading central bankers, finance ministers and investors at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Annual Meetings in Bali, from 8 – 13 October 2018.

Sharing our thoughts

We continue to work with the world’s supra-nationals and think tanks as we strive to deliver consistent and stable capital markets experience, globally.

Our business leaders regularly speak at market development conferences across the world. Some important ones are detailed below.

Coming up:

Citi's Spotlight on Emerging Europe Capital Markets, Bucharest - 17 October

  • Focus: The latest updates on market classifications as well as capital market trends and developments across the Southern and Central Eastern European region. 
  • Session: Post-trading infrastructure: challenges & trends
  • Frank Slagmolen, Global Capital Markets, Euroclear

Recent engagements:

LAC Debt Group XIV Annual Meeting, Dominican Republic - August

  • Focus: Debt management strategies for current economic conditions
  • Overview: We joined Latin America's ministers of finance and debt management offices to discuss how they could continue to build more robust debt strategies and what this meant for risk management, FX rates and credit ratings. Our panel focused on the introduction of international platforms for the trading, settlement and custody of local securities and how these help develop domestic public debt markets.
  • Frank Slagmolen, Global Capital Markets, Euroclear

IFC’s Capital Markets Pacific Alliance Conference, Peru – July

  • Focus: Enabling private enterprise to be a driver of economic growth and job creation
  • Overview: We joined country leaders from Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru and the rest of the Pacific Alliance, to discuss how their capital markets can transform to help link long-term financing into key and much needed investment areas and developing sectors, boost access to long-term local-currency finance. 
  • Stephan Pouyat, Global Head of Capital Markets, Funds and ETFs, Euroclear

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