New Report Highlights Market Risk from Basel Reforms


 A new Oliver Wyman report commissioned by GFMA, SIFMA's global affiliate, undertakes a comprehensive analysis of the potential impacts of the new Basel standards on markets and the broader economy.


How Capital Markets Drive Economic Growth


Watch leading industry analysts and Members of Congress discuss the role of the capital markets in funding critical initiatives including cybersecurity, infrastructure, biotech investment and social impact investing.


Building a Unique Fixed-Income Market-Structure Solution


Change is taking place in both the infrastructure and participant profile of today’s technology-driven fixed-income markets. As we seek their ideal regulatory infrastructure, we must recognize there cannot be a one-size-fits-all approach.


Explore the New State Capital Markets Database

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 View and download data from SIFMA’s new interactive database, Capital Markets in Your State, including top municipal, corporate and equity issuers, securities industry employment and more.


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Featured Events

2016 SIFMA Annual Meeting: The Capital Markets Conference

2016 SIFMA Annual Meeting: The Capital Markets Conference

September 26-27, 2016

The Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC

Next Generation of Financial Advisors Seminar 2016

Next Generation of Financial Advisors Seminar 2016

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Wells Fargo Advisors, St. Louis, MO

SIFMA Foundation 2016 Tribute Dinner

SIFMA Foundation 2016 Tribute Dinner

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Cipriani, New York, NY

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