Challenges Facing the Secondary Bond and Collateral Markets the International and GCC Perspective

There has been a marked decline in secondary bond market liquidity in the years since the financial crisis and this is a matter of concern for all market participants. This half day conference will bring together market experts and policy makers to look at the causes of this decline in European and international debt markets and to consider possible remedies. It will also look at the state of the developing corporate bond markets of the GCC in the light of international experience. The event will feature sessions on the role and function of secured lending, including repo, in underpinning liquidity in financial markets.