Joint Market Trade Associations Letter on Market Operating Status Amid COVID-19

On March 19 Managed Funds Association, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, American Bankers Association, American Cotton Shippers Association, Bank Policy Institute, Cboe Global Markets, Inc., CME Group, Commodity Markets Council, FIA, Financial Services Forum, Institute of International Finance, International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Investment Company Institute, Nasdaq, Alternative Investment Management Association, Deutsche Börse Group, and World Federation of Exchanges issued the following statement on the importance of keeping U.S. financial markets open:

“The U.S. financial markets are critical infrastructure to our nation, and they continue to function as designed despite the volatility. Keeping all U.S. financial markets open is essential to the well-being of the general economy and vital to maintaining and bolstering investor confidence.”