Capital Markets Congress was held
The Capital Markets Congress, a major event contributing to transformation of Istanbul into a global financial center, was held on October 15-17 in Istanbul.
The main topics discussed were Equities, Derivatives, Forex and Capital Markets during the two day event.
Prominent names of finance and economy from all over the world attended the congress.
Market guru Marc Faber made the keynote speech and advised investors to invest in Turkey. Faber said "Istanbul has a potential to become a regional financial center for Middle East and Central Asia".
Chairman of Z/Yen and chief author of Global Financial Centers Index Mark Yeandle also participated in the congress. Yeandle said Istanbul has the ideal geography for becoming a financial center. Yeandle also emphasized the importance of human resource and pointed out Turkey's dynamic population structure.