World Capital Markets Symposium

About Us

The Securities Commission Malaysia hosts a biennial World Capital Markets Symposium or WCMS, a platform that promotes informed debate by global opinion leaders, policy makers, influencers, domain experts and market leaders on the big questions confronting us today – creating value, promoting sustainable, inclusive growth, jobs and societies in transition.

Since its debut in 2009, the Symposium has attracted over 1,000 delegates from more than 30 countries. It is a flagship event in the region. WCMS has hosted some of the world's most prominent thought leaders including Dr Raghuram Rajan and Haruhiko Kuroda; Nobel Laureates Paul Krugman and Nouriel Roubini; prominent economists Dr Laura Tyson, Dr Mark Mobius and Dr Montek Singh Ahluwalia; entrepreneurs Jimmy Wales and Timothy Draper. The most recent WCMS in 2013 saw the participation of, amongst others, Dr Fareed Zakaria, Lord Adair Turner, and The Honourable Sheila C Bair.




About Capital Markets Malaysia

Capital Markets Malaysia (CM²) is a brand of the Capital Markets Promotion Council which was established in 2013 as part of efforts by the Malaysian Government and the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) to promote the country's value proposition across various segments of the capital market globally. SC officially launched the CM² brand in 2014 to spearhead both local and international positioning and profiling of the Malaysian capital market, representing the multi-faceted market with its wide range of conventional and Islamic products, supported by a strong governance infrastructure. CMM ensures consistency and coordination among various stakeholders of the capital market in promoting the offerings and expertise of the market through different communication channels. CMM  effectively profiles the competitiveness and attractiveness of the various segments of the capital market via a comprehensive and integrated approach to increase international participation and enhance opportunities for Malaysian capital market intermediaries. An integrated international agenda facilitates the promotion of the Malaysian capital marketplace, bringing together investors and investment opportunities.