First CAREC Capital Market Regulators Forum

Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) organized the first CAREC Capital Market Regulators Forum in Islamabad, Pakistan to discuss access to finance reforms and private sector development through strengthened regional cooperation and integration of capital markets.

ADB Vice-President Shixin Chen addressed the forum along with Pakistan’s Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Pakistan’s Minister for Economic Affairs and ADB Governor Muhammad Hammad Azhar, and SECP chairman Aamir Ali Khan. Senior officials from all CAREC member countries and business leaders will participate in several panel sessions.


Key Documents

Agenda | русский

Opening Statement by ADB Vice-President Shixin Chen

CAREC Capital Market Regulators Forum: Summary Brochure


Session 1: Country Case Studies: Towards A Reform Agenda

Capital Market Reforms in Pakistan: Institutional, Legal, and Regulatory Reforms for Strengthening Capital Market Institutions | русский

Capital Markets Connectivity: Opportunities and Challenges – Developments in China | русский

Session 2: Learning from Capital Markets Integration Experiences

Regional Integration of Capital Markets – The ASEAN Experience | русский

COMCEC Capital Market Regulators Forum | русский

Session 3: Derivative Market Development

Derivatives for Risk Management in a Changing Environment | русский

Growth of Commodity Markets And Impact of Regionalization | русский

Session 4: FinTech—Regulatory and Regional Implications

Are Fintech Innovations Challenging the Stock Market? | русский

Session 5: Shared Challenges for Debt Markets

Debt Market Overview | русский

Session 6: Capital Market Integration in CAREC: Issues and Prospects

Session 7: Way Forward | русский