Now in its 10th year, Global Investor’s MENA Asset Management and Trading Summit will be held at Dubai’s Conrad Hotel on November 6. Featuring expert panellists from across the region and beyond, the summit will debate the hottest topics in the industry right now.
The conference also provides a unique marketing platform to the industry, giving the opportunity to reach the most influential participants in derivatives.
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08:00 Registration and Networking
09:00 MENA asset management outlook – how to prosper in volatile times
Gulf stock markets enjoyed an upbeat start to 2019 only for steep declines in May to wipe out much of these gains. A renewed rally on some bourses has buoyed sentiment, but a prolonged bull-run seems unlikely amid a stuttering regional economy.
09:45 Conventional asset managers face fintech conundrum
Automation in equity market trading began in the 1990s. Now, fintech-based financial advisors and wealth managers seem poised to take market share from conventional asset managers as well as bringing in new clients. Fintech firms claim their proprietary technology provides unparalleled, near-instant research and analysis across a variety of asset classes, including equities and fixed income, while their platforms can be tailored for retail, high net worth, and institutional investors.
10:30 Market Presentation - TBC
11:15 Coffee and Networking
12:00 Alternative asset classes for MENA investors
Diversification is an essential tenet of investment, and real estate has long been a favoured alternative asset class for MENA investors – retail, high-net-worth and institutional. As well as property, there are plenty other unconventional asset classes to consider.
12:45 Market Presentation – TBC
14:15 Investing beyond MENA to boost returns
In an increasingly globalised, interconnected world, investors are less constrained by geographical boundaries.
15:00 Trading Saudi: Nasdaq Dubai launched in January 2019 futures on 12 of the largest Saudi listed firms and followed this with a Saudi
index futures in February while the Dubai Mercantile Exchange cut in July 2018 a deal with Aramco to become its crude oil pricing benchmark.
15:45 Shariah Products: DGCX launched in March 2018 the first physically-backed Sharia-compliant gold contract, marking the latest launch
by a regional exchange.
16:30 Close of Conference and Networking Drinks
Eurex Exchange is the marketplace of choice for the global derivatives community. It offers a broad range of international benchmark products
and operate the most liquid fixed income markets in the world with about 2,000 products across nine asset classes, featuring open and low-cost
electronic access. With market participants connected from 700 locations worldwide, trading volume at Eurex exceeds 1.7 billion contracts a year.
We offer a wide choice of equity-based contracts on indexes, single equities, ETFs, dividends and some of the world’s most liquid fixed income
derivatives on one single platform.
Eurex Clearing is one of the leading central counterparties globally, clearing the broadest scope of products under a single framework in Europe.
It serves 176 Clearing Members in 17 countries, managing a collateral pool of EUR 50 billion and processing a gross risk valued at almost EUR
16 trillion every month.
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