The industry has weathered the initial impacts of COVID-19 through the rapid adoption of remote working and technical evolution from existing business continuity plans. Many global markets trading desks have benefitted from the short-term market volatility and trading volume spikes. Results across the board have been respectable and, in many cases, noteworthy.
While we have seen a positive upside in the industry’s capability to adapt through the pandemic, the challenges and opportunities evident for the last few years are still to play out and investment to address them is only likely to accelerate in 2021.
In our new paper, we identify and explore the seven fundamental themes that will shape the global capital markets in the year ahead.