Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM (HKT/STG) / 9:30AM (GMT)
As another year begins, there are risks to the global economy around every turn. The on-off trade war between the US and China is weakening sentiment, protracted Brexit negotiations are fuelling uncertainty, and rising rates in the US are sending emerging market currencies spiralling.
This discussion will cover:
- How long will the easing of trade tensions between the US and China last? Will the trade war start again soon?
- Are trade tensions damaging global growth?
- How much is Brexit impacting confidence in the UK and eurozone economies?
- Are changing demographics the biggest long-term threat for developed economies?
- Which economies will out-perform in 2019?
Register now to join David Mann in conversation with Matthew Thomas and hear some answers that may surprise you.
Matthew Thomas, Asia Bureau Chief, Euromoney Institutional Investor
Matthew Thomas is an experienced financial journalist who has written extensively about capital markets, bank strategy, economic policy, and the importance and risks of regulatory oversight. He started his career as a news reporter covering the securitization beat, giving him a front-row seat to the early stages of the financial crisis. He moved to Asia shortly after the crisis, and has since interviewed chief executives, finance ministers, national treasurers, and a variety of senior bankers and executives at the centre of Asia’s fast-changing financial markets.
David Mann, Global Chief Economist, Standard Chartered
David is based in Singapore and oversees macroeconomic views for the Global Research Team. He was previously Chief Economist for Asia. David joined the Bank in London in 2000 and was a founding member of the Standard Chartered FX Strategy team in 2002, moving to Hong Kong as a senior FX Strategist in 2005. He was previously based in New York, responsible for covering the US economy, managing the Latin America team and providing clients with the Bank’s views on Asia in the US time zone. In 2001 he was awarded the Rybczynski Young Economist Prize for work on the Malaysian Ringgit Barometer. David appears regularly in the media. He holds a BSc in economics from the University of Warwick and an MSc in finance from the University of London (Birkbeck College).
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