March 20, 2020


WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce along with the undersigned market trade associations 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 caused by the coronavirus. 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, particularly once the economy recovers from effects of this pandemic.”

Managed Funds Association

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

American Cotton Shippers Association

Commodity Markets Council

International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Investment Company Institute