The inaugural Global Markets Conference brought together 400 leading minds of the industry to discuss the crucial topics facing financial services today.
The conference opened with fresh perspectives on 'big data', exploring how companies can use data effectively to become more relevant to customers. Several panel discussions then looked at recent elections and referendums. These touched on the reliability of polls before taking an in-depth look at the implications for the investment landscape with regards to fiscal and monetary policy as well as the outlook for global markets in 2017. Presenters then shone a light on Chinese market opportunities and investment trends following macro-economic developments and the opening of the China Interbank Bond Market.