Fixed Income & FX Leader Summit APAC 2019

17 - 19 September, 2019

The Westin, Singapore

65 6722 9455

Elbert Iswara, Executive Director, Head of FX Execution & Money Markets at Bank of Singapore

Elbert Iswara


Executive Director, Head of FX Execution & Money Markets
Bank of Singapore

Day 1 - Wednesday 18th September 2019

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019


12:00 PM Keynote Interview: Reality vs rhetoric: Shining a light on FX execution costs in Asia – How are FX traders actively seeking to manage cost outcomes?

-          What are the drivers behind cost differentials, and how are they changing?
-          How are the buy-side working with platforms and other technology to reduce costs and achieve better outcomes?
-          What are the market trading costs and how are traders seeking to reduce execution costs?
-          Assessing regulatory costs in FX trading – What are the various regulatory regimes and how can you optimise the cost structure in FX trading?

1:40 PM All Star Panel: Realising your vision – Where do top alpha opportunities reside and how can you best capitalise on them for enhanced liquidity and returns?

-          Evaluating the state of liquidity in FX markets today - How can you ensure you have the right capital and access to liquidity to facilitate your mandates?
-          What are the different forms of liquidity available to the buy side and how can you measure the execution quality around these?
-          Establishing the good from the bad- What constitutes good FX liquidity in today’s market?
-          How has increased use of algos and eTrading impacted FX liquidity?
-          What resources and technology are available to give you access to new liquidity pools?
-          How can you ensure you are taking the best possible path to trade which minimizes the bid-offer spread?

Day 2 - Thursday, September 19th 2019

Thursday, September 19th, 2019


1:50 PM All Star Panel: With the sell side now leveraging technologies like blockchain, how will this change the way you trade FX and what new alpha opportunities does this bring to your trading desk?

-          How can distributed ledger transform and digitalise the processes in this space?
-          How can block chain help you to better manage foreign exchange flows within your organisation?
-          Vendor management vs. building internally - As more technology comes to FX markets where should you allocate resources and what factors should be considered?
-          With ongoing technological innovation how can you keep track of new trends and make continuous investments to ensure you are maintaining a competitive advantage?

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Elbert.

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