MARKET DISLOCATIONS, CONFIDENCE AND THE PLUNGE PROTECTION TEAM
In a low-interest world, fiduciaries are forced to think beyond traditional fixed income investing in the search for yield. What fixed income strategies adapt well to the current environment of diverging monetary policies around the world, managing the risks of inflation and deflation and threats of populism?
The two-day Fixed Income and Credit Forum is designed for chief investment officers, heads of investment strategy, heads of fixed income and credit, portfolio managers, analysts and consultants.
Registration is open to institutional investors, chairs of investment committees and specialist consultants.
Interesting speakers and interactions with other investors.George LinSenior investment manager, Colonial First State Investments
Good array of speakers and topics. Interactive sessions worked well, too. Was pretty well paced as well – better than the 8-to-6 grind, where everyone’s attention span drops.James CookDirector of investments, UCA Funds Management
Found the breakout discussions were helpful. Content was excellent.Michael SwanSenior portfolio manager, fixed interest and cash, Cbus Super
Broad range of topics and people.Scott RissmanDirector, overlay solutions, QIC
Well-rounded conference with good participant engagement.Mark WangHead of global private asset group, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Fantastic conference, thank you.Tikhon SavrasovInvestment analyst, Cbus Super
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