TradeTech FX 2017

September 11-September 13, 2017

Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos, Barcelona

44 (0) 20 7368 9836

Marc Chandler

Head of FX Strategy
Brown Brothers Harriman
Marc has 30 years of experience in the FX market. He started his career in 2005 at BBH as Global Head Of Currency Strategy. His current research projects include global imbalance and the relationship between savings, investment and growth. Marc is often called upon to provide macro-economic expertise on CNBC and Bloomberg amongst other media. Marc will be participating in the Panel Discussion ‘Geo-political investment trends in the new world order - What major events in 2017 will have the biggest impact on FX markets, and how can you set up a winning strategy to capitalize on these?’ on the 12th September and hosting the USA Roundtable on the 12th September.


Day 1 - Tuesday 12th September 2017

15:10 PM 360° Perspective: Geo-political investment trends in the new world order - What major events in 2017 will have the biggest impact on FX markets, and how can you set up a winning strategy to capitalize on these?

  • What is the tail risk associated with the UK voting itself out of the EU – is there a clear vulnerability for the sterling? Can London remain the global FX trading hub?

  • What are the key fundamentals and drivers of the US dollar in 2017 and 2018? Will political change in the United States inspire drastic shifts to investment regimes and conditions or will it be mitigated by strong economic policy continuity?

  • What do the major elections in Europe mean for the Eurozone - Is there a risk of further break-up? How will the effect of additional member countries leaving the EU put stress on the Euro and ultimately impact interest rates and global capital markets?

  • What is the outlook for the pound and the Euro in 2017 and how can you best manage the risks associated with the two currencies?

  • What investment opportunities can be found amidst the uncertainty?

16:50 PM Global Currency Roundtables: Breaking down geo-political boundaries – All you need to know about currency trends to meet your investment objectives across global jurisdictions

Join these informal, locality specific roundtables hosted by one individual expert in that jurisdiction. This is your chance to quiz a market expert on where the opportunities lie in a continent of your choice, and the implications this will have on currency investing. Each roundtable is limited to 10 buy side to entice an interactive, open discussion. Drill down on the major macro indicators affecting each jurisdiction:
USA Roundtable - What impact is the Trump era having on US capital markets?
Hosted By: Marc Chandler, Head of FX Strategy, Brown Brothers Harriman
Europe Roundtable - What does Brexit and recent and upcoming European elections mean for the European investment landscape?
Hosted By: Helen Thomas, Senior Currency Portfolio Manager, SSGA
Asia Roundtable – Algorithmic trading opportunities in Asia – challenges and opportunities
Hosted by: Rajib Ranjan Borah, Director, iRage Capital
EM Roundtable - Are emerging markets finally set to rally significantly in 2017/2018?
Hosted By: Paul Chappell, Chief Investment Officer, C View
Australia/NZ Roundtable – Key challenges and opportunities in this region
Hosted By:  Jeremy Lawson, Chief Economist, Standard Life Investments