We had the pleasure of participating in the event “Capital markets
prospects in the context of European trends” organized for the first time
by the Association of Financial Analysts in Romania (AAFBR) in partnership with
the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS), with the support
of the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BSE). On the 9th of June.
For the first time, AAFBR & EFFAS enthusiastically rang the bell at the
opening of the trading session.
The primary objective of the conference was to foster the exchange of ideas among countries regarding capital markets. The event aimed to provide a platform for insightful
discussions and facilitate knowledge sharing on the latest developments in the
European financial landscape. The conference kicked off with opening remarks from Adrian Tanase, the CEO of the Bucharest Stock Exchange, Daniela Ropota, President of AAFBR, and Dr. Jesus Zaballos, President of EFFAS, setting the stage for an engaging and informative event.
One of the key highlights of the conference was the panel discussion on capital market trends,
moderated by Mrs. Ileana Botez, Head of Listings at the Bucharest Stock
Exchange. The panel brought together local and European experts to delve into
the overall developments in capital markets and explore the factors influencing
their prospects. This interactive session provided attendees with valuable
insights and a comprehensive understanding of the current state of European
The participation of EFFAS in this conference emphasized the organization’s commitment to
promoting knowledge sharing and professional development in the financial
industry. As a leading association representing financial analysts at a
European level, EFFAS played a role in contributing its expertise and
facilitating discussions among industry professionals.
The “Ring the Bell” conference marked an important milestone as the AAFBR organized
the event for the first time. The collaboration between AAFBR and EFFAS showcased
the dedication of both organizations to fostering cooperation and stimulating
dialogue on capital market trends in Europe. By bringing together a diverse
range of experts, the conference successfully captured the pulse of the
industry and shed light on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
The event provided an excellent platform for networking, enabling participants to connect
with peers, exchange ideas, and build valuable relationships. The discussions
and interactions during the conference not only provided participants with
knowledge, but also paved the way for potential collaborations and partnerships
within the capital markets arena.
Overall, the “Ring the Bell” conference hosted at the Bucharest Stock Exchange was
a resounding success. EFFAS’ active involvement, in partnership with AAFBR,
reinforced the importance of cooperation and knowledge exchange within the
financial community. The event served as a catalyst for meaningful discussions,
insightful perspectives, and a deeper understanding of the capital markets
prospects in the context of European trends.
A video of the event is available here.