Fixed Income & FX Leader Summit APAC 2019

17 - 19 September, 2019

The Westin, Singapore

65 6722 9455

Hao Zhou, Senior EM economist Asia at Commerzbank

Hao Zhou


Senior EM economist Asia
Commerzbank

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

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Day 1 - Wednesday 18th September 2019

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019


2:40 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


10:20 AM Keynote Panel: The playoff between onshore and offshore Chinese bonds – With the gradual appreciation of the renminbi, how can you trade the onshore market while allocating to the offshore market strategically?

With China now being fully accounted in the Global Aggregate Index and the local currency Chinese bonds being the fourth largest currency component following the US dollar, euro and Japanese yen, what are the opportunities that lay ahead for foreign investors? Our speakers here will shed light on:
-          What are the key factors and drivers of both the offshore and onshore markets?
-          What are the issuers and investors looking for in each market?
-          China On shore bonds: Does index inclusion support them in terms of where we are given all the problems?
-          China bid has gone to China offer - As China's new bond issuance last year has struggled and are we going to see a continuation of this trend and will China bid come back?
-          How much is the China bid worth in terms of the pricing?
-          Are we going to see some increase in offshore China issuance - How is that expected moving forward and should we invest in more onshore in China Vs offshore?