Financial Reforms in Emerging Markets: Ask The Economist
10:40 - 11:20
This investor-focused session, led by experts from The Economist and the Economist Intelligence Unit, will explore finance-sector reforms and trends in two important emerging markets: India, and China.
<li><b>India</b> has pursued an ambitious demonetisation campaign as part of a broader push towards digitisation of finance through its landmark biometric ID scheme. What will this mean for financial inclusion, and how will this affect the strategies of banks and financial institutions active in—or interested in entering—India’s market?
<li><b>China’s</b> imposition of capital controls has caused a marked slow-down in overseas deal-making, and the lifting of controls in April suggests the authorities are confident that capital outflows have been quelled. Is this development likely to strengthen the country’s internationalisation of the renminbi?</li>