Held in November 2017, this exclusive London event brought together corporate and institutional clients of the bank and high-profile thought leaders across economics, international affairs, the financial industry and the Fintech sphere to exchange insights into what's driving markets and how to navigate them in an era of accelerated technology, strong economic growth and challenges to the geopolitical landscape.
BNP Paribas' 2nd Annual Global Markets Conference gathered over 430 industry leaders to explore the themes defining the 'new normal' of financial markets.
The evolving international dynamics and theirimpact on the global economy was a major theme at this year's conference. Prominent speakers debated the opportunities and challenges arising from emerging risks and tensions, to opportunities for increased growthand global cooperation. Industry experts on stage and in the audience shared views on investing in this environment, and a mixture of new and returning panellists plotted the changes over the last year and their expectations for 2018.
Visionary speakers from the Fintech and corporate worlds explored the future of technology, elaborating on the data boom and the ways thiswill redefine cooperation between industry players, change business models, and influence the way companies serve clients.
"It was a pleasure to welcome our clients, partners and some of the world's most influential thinkers to our Global Markets Conference this year. As the 'new normal' is driving market players to look at the financial landscape from different perspectives, events such as this become ever more valuable and form part of our solid commitment to deliver industry-leading content for our clients."Olivier Osty, Executive Head of Global Markets, BNP Paribas