TradeTech FX 2017

September 11-September 13, 2017

Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos, Barcelona

44 (0) 20 7368 9836

Christoph Hock

Head of Multi-Asset Trading
Union Investment
Union Investment is one of Europe’s leading asset managers. Christoph manages trading activities for the entire portfolio including: cash equities, fixed income, fund and ETF business, FX, listed and OTC derivatives, and securities lending, with extensive experience in portfolio management and trading. Christoph won the award for Head of Trading – Europe at the 2016 Alpha Trader Forum, and is on the TradeTech FX 2017 Advisory Board. He will be participating in the Oxford Style Debate ‘True or False – Brexit will lead to London losing its position as the global FX hub’ on the 12th September and the session ‘Data, Data, Everywhere - With the increasing need to aggregate and analyse all data points, how can you exploit big data and data analytics to make more informed trading decisions?’ on the 13th September.


Day 1 - Tuesday 12th September 2017

1:10 PM Oxford Style Debate: True or False – Brexit will lead to London losing its position as the global FX hub

  • Audience vote at the start of the debate to see if the majority believe London will lose its position as the global FX hub

  • Panel arguments for: why London will lose its position as the global FX hub

  • Panel arguments against: why London will remain the global FX hub

  • Audience vote at the end of the debate to see if the panellists have been able to influence the vote in favour of their argument

Day 2 - Wednesday 13th September 2017

11:40 AM Fireside Chat: Data, Data, Everywhere - With the increasing need to aggregate and analyse all data points, how can you exploit big data and data analytics to make more informed trading decisions?

  • What are the current limitations of market data and how can you overcome them using data analytics to solidify your trading strategy?

  • What are the best data sources to use when predicting market sentiment?

  • How can you improve your access to FX market data to satisfy your best execution obligations?

  • How can you incorporate data analytics from other asset classes and bring this into a fragmented FX world?