An open discussion on the role of markets in society

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Financial markets can and should be powerful drivers of prosperity. But markets can go wrong. Left unattended they can be prone to excess, instability and abuse. The Bank of England held an Open Forum on 11 November to map a positive future for financial markets. The event brought together policymakers, financial market participants and users, academics, media representatives and wider society.

Below are some key findings and highlights from the day, but the conversation doesn’t stop there. The Bank of England will revisit and push forward with a variety of issues discussed during the day and related content will be published here. You can also continue to have your voice heard via social media #BoEOpenForum and by emailing

Video highlights

Visual highlights

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The Day in Numbers Infographic

Watch the Interview

Interview on the Open Forum with Andy Haldane in the Guildhall

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