This chapter includes the following articles.
While the economy has increased three-fold since the turn of the century, capital markets have not proved able to emulate this growth. With trading volumes falling again in 2018, it is clear that markets need to see more dynamic growth in terms of size and liquidity. Efforts to increase penetration should see the high market concentration give way to more diverse participation from individuals and companies of all sizes and sectors. A cornerstones to this will be ensuring the business community and the wider population are made more aware of the financial benefits that capital markets can bring. Looking to the 2020s, question marks remain as to whether Peru will be able to bolster the size and penetration of its capital markets in a way that more closely reflects the scope and dynamism of its economy. This chapter contains an interview with Marco Antonio Zaldívar, Former Chairman, Lima Stock Exchange.