SC Brings Together Global Thought Leaders at Third World Capital Markets Symposium

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - In conjunction with its 20th Anniversary, Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) will host the World Capital Markets Symposium (WCMS) from 22nd - 23rd October 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: the world's largest Islamic capital market and Asia's third largest bond market.

WCMS will gather influential government, financial, policy and corporate leaders to share insights, discuss opportunities and explore solutions to today's most pressing economic challenges. WCMS has attracted more than 1,000 senior delegates from over 30 countries since its debut in 2009.

This year's theme, 'Redefining Markets: Sustaining Growth and Resilience', sets the stage for crucial dialogues to lead the financial and wider business ecosystem towards stronger, more inclusive markets for balanced and sustainable growth and resilience. WCMS will also consider the growing role of Asia and the impact of an integrated ASEAN on regional dynamics.

Datin Teh Ija Jalil, Executive Director of SC and WCMS Project Director said, "SC is pleased to provide a platform for conversations on key issues facing financial markets. Discussions will focus on common economic challenges, measures to ensure sustainable growth and options for a strengthened global infrastructure."

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, The Honourable Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Tun Razak will deliver the keynote address. WCMS will also feature Lord Adair Turner, Senior Fellow, Institute for New Economic Thinking and Former Chairman, Financial Services Authority, UK; The Honourable Sheila C Bair, Former Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, USA; and Dr Fareed Zakaria, Editor-at-Large of Time magazine and host of Fareed Zakaria GPS, CNN's flagship international affairs program.

The speaker faculty is led by senior representatives from the Malaysian Prime Minister's Department, IASB, Khazanah Nasional, Japan Financial Services Agency, CIMB, CLSA, JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Fung Global Institute, AirAsia, IOSCO, Standard Chartered, BNP Paribas Investment Partners, Fajr Capital, The Carlyle Group, Goldman Sachs and more. The faculty includes ministers, policy makers, CEOs of leading corporates, academicians, financiers and economists from the region and around the world.

Close to 500 senior figures from national and global corporations, regulators, institutional and sovereign investors, global asset and fund managers, exchanges, custodians and investment banks are expected to attend WCMS.

Find out more and register your interest to attend, visit

Karyn Nair
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SOURCE: Securities Commission Malaysia

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