Agenda

Agenda

2020 Agenda - FX Markets Europe

08:5509:00

Chair’s opening remarks

08:55 - 09:05

  • Welcome address from day one's chairperson

  • FX Markets Awards - Winners to be announced throughout agenda

09:0010:00

Regulatory update

09:00 - 10:00

  • Is regulation holding the industry back?
  • Why did market participants demand more transparency?
  • Main regulation changes and their impact on the industry

10:0011:00

Macro volatility

10:05 - 10:30

  • Why is currency volatility so low, including compared to fixed income volatility?
  • How do you assess macro differentiation in DM and what implications for FX into 2022?
  • Should the currency market care about the fast rise in US budget deficits and debt?
  • What will be the impact of Fed’s QE taper on EM currency volatility?
  • How will political events/elections shape FX markets into 2022 both in DM and EM?
Claire Dissaux

MD, global economics and strategy

Millennium Global

11:0012:00

Navigating the digital currencies landscape

11:00 - 12:00

  • What is the crypto implication in the traditional market?
  • Market angle versus Central Bank angle
  • The growth of crypto exchanges and crypto ETP’S
  • How will the use of crypto in the actual economic activity look like?

12:0013:00

FX PB: best practices

11:00 - 12:00

  • How to tackle the problem of credit over allocation?
  • Trading in a low volatility environment
  • Best year-end rolling strategies
  • Optimising liquidity: main challenges and how to overcome them?

13:0013:05

Chair's closing remarks

13:00 - 13:05

08:5509:00

Chair's opening remarks

08:55 - 09:05

  • Welcome address from day two's chairperson

  • FX Markets  Awards - Winners to be announced throughout agenda

09:0010:00

Emerging market currencies: need for a re-appraisal

09:00 - 10:00

  • Is China acting as an anchor or detracting capital flows from other EM currencies?
  • Do EM have an inflation problem?
  • Are EM currencies pricing domestic sovereign risks?
  • Is market pessimism on EM vs. DM growth justified and what consequences for EMFX?
  • How can we explain the disconnect from EM currencies with commodity prices and will this last?

10:0011:00

FX clearing: trends, challenges and opportunities

10:00 - 11:00

  • The new regulatory framework and its impact on the FX market
  • Main challenges and how to overcome them?
  • Does the buy side need further benefits and incentives to clear?
  • UMR implementation: best practices
  • What is the future of FX futures?

11:0012:00

FX PB: best practices

11:00 - 12:00

  • How to tackle the problem of credit over allocation?
  • Trading in a low volatility environment
  • Best year-end rolling strategies
  • Optimising liquidity: main challenges and how to overcome them?

12:0013:00

How will the FX market look 5 years from now?

12:00 - 13:00

  • The growth of FX derivatives trading: predictions for the upcoming years
  • Main challenges and opportunities
  • Best strategies in identifying long term trends and positioning yourself for profitable entry and exit points
  • Post COVID world: what is the new normal and where are we heading?

13:0013:05

Chair's closing remarks

13:00 - 13:05