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The Future of Capital Markets | Ep 1 | Matthew Blake: The Democratization of Retail Investing

With a growing number of nonprofessional investors accessing capital markets, many barriers still remain due to a lack of trust in financial institutions and financial literacy. How can nonprofessional investors overcome these obstacles and avail themselves of the opportunities presented by capital markets?

Matthew Blake, Head of Shaping the Future of Financial and Monetary Systems for the World Economic Forum, offers a vision of the empowered investor of the future.

The Future of Capital Markets is a five-episode series that profiles global thought leaders on how capital markets can become more accessible to retail investors. Each episode explores topics such as the democratization of retail investing, leveraging technology for access, educating retail investors, building trust in capital markets, and the future of retail investing.

Learn more about the work of the World Economic Forum on capital markets here.

Financial and Monetary Systems

More in this series:


The Future of Capital Markets: An Overview

Joe Myers

June 14, 2024

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