The (Virtual) Capital Markets Conference Debrief

Perspectives & Key Themes from Executives, Economists and Market Participants

Recently, SIFMA hosted its Annual Meeting, The Capital Markets Conference. With two days of presentations and events and thousands of virtual participants, we gained insights into top-of-mind topics for market participants. Inside this note, we recap just some of what was seen and heard, including:

  • Executive View – market resiliency during COVID-19; investing in uncertainty; transacting virtually; ESG
  • Economist Outlook – post COVID-19 growth; debt levels; productivity; inflation
  • Audience Perspective – results from audience polling on economy, macro events and markets
  • And more on key industry themes

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Katie Kolchin, CFA
SIFMA Insights