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The Biden Administration 

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President Joe Biden has donned the mantle in times of unprecedented pandemic, political and economic crises, while the GameStop saga becoming an early test of the administration's ethics pledges. Add to that geopolitical relationships that need to be mended and global economic integration that needs to be renewed.

The Reuters Global Markets Forum hosts a slate of guest speakers to discuss the future of Global Trade and Investment, including spending of infrastructure development, with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) deal and China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in place in Asia, and Biden has taken over the presidency of the United States.


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After weeks of last minute talks, a deal was finally agreed between European Union and UK, ending over four years of negotiation and safeguarding nearly a $1 trillion of annual trade, providing some clarity and relief to Brexit-weary investors. The markets reacted positively, but have more challenges ahead with the surge in COVID-19 cases. We examine the next steps with our stellar line-up of guests, and gauge the long-term impact of the Brexit deal on markets, finance and industry.

COVID-19 impact on markets

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Covid-19 has wreaked havoc globally, affecting numerous countries, triggering emergency measures and majorly disrupting stock markets.

The Global Markets Forum brings members special insights and knowledge on the financial implications of Covid-19. Together with industry experts and peers, we’ll debate today’s pressing issues, brainstorm our own strategies and share valuable takeaways to help you create an informed opinion on the future of the markets.



GMF LiveChat with Raoul Pal

Raoul Pal, co-founder and CEO at the Real Vision Group, joined the Global Markets Forum on Tuesday to discuss if U.S.-based Coinbase Global Inc's listing, which valued the exchange at around $86 billion, marks the latest step in crypto assets' march to the mainstream, whether long-term skeptics will finally turn followers, and how far we are from a stable environment for crypto assets.

GMF guest speakers

See what's planned in the GMF and catch-up on interviews with industry veterans, senior decision makers and other market participants from all over the globe.

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Head of division for energy supply outlooks and investment at International Energy Agency
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Founder and CEO at Cognite
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Executive chair at the World Energy Trilemma
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CEO at Power Ledger
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Gauri Singh - view chat

Deputy director-general at International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Mauricio Cardenas

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Former Colombian energy and finance minister
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Head of oil, gas and mining at Carbon Tracker
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Head of global renewables at Rystad Energy
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Chief technology officer-energy at Dell Technologies
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Head of Corporate Sustainability at Dell Technologies
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Chairman and CEO at Sindicatum Sustainable Resources
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Chief analyst and chairman at Wood Mackenzie
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Energy analyst and author of the GERM Report
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Managing director for EMEA and global political research at TS Lombard
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Director at the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)
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Global head of sovereign credit on EM portfolio management team. PIMCO
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Raghuram Rajan - view chat

Former RBI governor

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Allianz chief economic advisor
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Mark Mobius - view chat

Emerging markets fund manager and founder of Mobius Capital Partners
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Former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management

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Tap into our network of blue-chip contacts, build connections and uncover new opportunities.

Guest chats in real time

The widest range of perspectives and hosts influential guest voices in real time.

GMF enables me to keep up with the latest developments in financial markets, but it also provides a place where open, respectful and informed debate takes place.. I highly recommend GMF as a source for all serious investors.
Vincent T.
International Economist, Independent Financial Risk Advisory Firm

GMF stands out for its diversity – the diversity in its coverage of global topical issues, its invited guests, its participants and their range of knowledge and opinions.
Jitesh S.
Senior Portfolio Manager, European Investment and Technology Firm

The GMF makes my day easier. No matter all the other service providers and financial information sources, my day only really starts when I log into GMF and start reading the posts there. Reliable and insightful, that’s how I see GMF.
David R.
Corporate Treasurer and Risk Manager, Leading Portuguese Corporate.

Meet the editor

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Divya Chowdhury - Asia and Global Editor, Global Markets Forum, Reuters News

As a financial journalist for over 20 years, Divya has covered macroeconomics, central banks, global cross-asset markets, company news, market scams and natural disasters. She has a penchant for multimedia, social media and community-building, loves a good conversation, and believes forging strong relationships lies at the heart of everything we do. Divya regularly hosts panel discussions both within and outside Reuters, and has been going to Davos since 2019, interviewing a multitude of high profile guests, both on- and off-camera.

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