The Securities Commission Malaysia is host to the biennial World Capital Markets Symposium or WCMS; a platform that promotes informed debate by global opinion leaders, policy makers, influencers, domain experts and market leaders on the big questions confronting us today – creating value, promoting sustainable, inclusive growth, jobs and societies in transition.
Since its debut in 2009, the Symposium has attracted over 1,000 delegates from more than 30 countries. It is a flagship event in the region. WCMS has hosted some of the world’s most prominent thought leaders including Dr Raghuram Rajanand Haruhiko Kuroda; Nobel Laureates Paul Krugman and Nouriel Roubini; prominent economists Dr Laura Tyson, Dr Mark Mobius and Dr Montek Singh Ahluwalia; entrepreneurs Jimmy Wales and Timothy Draper.
In 2013 Fareed Zakaria, Lord Adair Turner, and The Honourable Sheila C Bair were speakers. The fourth instalment of WCMS held in 2015 had Lord Paddy Ashdown, Narayana Murthy and Dr Marc Faber.
The upcoming WCMS to be held 6-7 February 2018 will feature global thought leaders and market experts including Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand; Yanis Varoufakis, former Finance Minister of Greece; Jin Liqun President and Chairman of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, Sir David Tweedie, Chairman of the International Valuation Standards Council; Douglas Flint, former Group Chairman, HSBC; and Fareed Zakaria, host of CNN’s Global Public Square.
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