The bonds markets are now under attack from all directions. The purpose of this conference will be to examine the problems and then to look at the various possible solutions.

A blueprint for how £13 billion of government investment will help create the Northern Powerhouse was unveiled in September, £600m was added in the following Autumn Statement and a further £200m in the last Budget.

Now in its sixth year, City Week is the premier international gathering of the international financial services community. It brings together policy makers and senior industry representatives from round the globe to consider together the future of financial markets and London, in particular.