Fixed Income & FX Leader Summit APAC 2019

17 - 19 September, 2019

The Westin, Singapore

65 6722 9455

Pierre-Emmanuel Charlier, Head of Fixed Income Trading, Asia at Pictet Asset Management

Pierre-Emmanuel Charlier


Head of Fixed Income Trading, Asia
Pictet Asset Management

Buy Side Only Platform Evaluation Day - Tuesday, September 17th 2019

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019


1:00 PM Buy Side Perspective: Prepare your check-list - What questions should you be asking to fully recognise the pros and cons of each initiative?

-          The use of technology to enhance the investment process: Research, trading and quantitative analysis – What’s at the top of your agenda?
-          Can existing technologies used for trading in other asset classes apply to bonds? What are the transferable technologies that you need?
-          The platform paradigm- How can you establish which initiative you should be supporting and why?
-          When evaluating platforms, what are the key areas you should be testing and looking out for?
-          What different platform models can help you prosper in a new electronic environment?
-          How can you establish what platform is best suited to fit into your current workflow?

Day 1 - Wednesday 18th September 2019

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019


11:20 AM Keynote Panel: Generating alpha through smart execution - As the role of the buy side continues to evolve and demand for performance increases, how can you calibrate best execution for enhanced liquidity and transparency?

-          Challenges of trading in the new market order: Liquidity, transaction costs and regulations – How can the buy side better capture the post trade, margining and custody costs that impact them?
-          Alpha generation – How can you empower your trading desk to shift the primary focus from cost savings to alpha generation?
-          What steps you can take to establish the best trading protocol to meet your liquidity needs?
-          Where are the investments in new technology going and what capabilities are needed on the buy side to actually achieve best execution for clients?
-          How can you evolve your best execution processes beyond RFQ with TCA and liquidity transparency?
-          The continued drive for innovation and decisions based on meaningful data – How can you make best execution a reality in 2019/20?

1:40 PM All Star Panel: Navigating liquidity fragmentation - How can you build a strong network of diversified liquidity to maximise returns?

-          What are currently the most commonly used trading protocols and how can you incorporate and utilise different workflows on the desk?
-          Bringing different worlds together- How can you use technology to drive efficiency and leverage individual strengths of specialized pools and protocols?
-          RIE, MTF, OTF, SI, Voice- Analysing the spectrum of trade paths, different types of venues and the interrelationship between each of these
-          Establishing the best path to trade- How do each of the available protocols differ and what is best suited to different types of trade?
-          New methods of finding liquidity- How are platforms and new entrants innovating to continue to offer new avenues of liquidity for the buy side?

4:30 PM Fireside chat: Building the next generation trading team - What skillsets are now essential for a modern-day trader to thrive in the highly data-driven and automation-led landscape?

What are the critical success factors for hiring and training the best trading talent in emerging markets today? Which skills and traits are essential for a modern-day trader to thrive? In this session, you will  hear more on how to attract top talent and create the best team possible to advance your investment goals:
-          Trader evolution- What does increased electronic trading mean for trader skillsets and the future of their role?
-          Addressing the digital skill gap and the need to innovate- What skills should you now be looking for when hiring for thefuture?
-          Combining technological know-how, trading and risk management skills- What makes a modern-day trader?
-          How has increased use of algorithms and automation affected trading teams and how can you prepare for further eTrading growth?
-          What new roles and job titles need to be developed on the buy side to keep up with the pace of change across fixed income?

Day 2 - Thursday, September 19th 2019

Thursday, September 19th, 2019



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