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Profit & Loss Singapore 2014
venue Marina Bay Sands Hotel

address 10 Bayfront Avenue

country Singapore

Contact Email cloveday@profit-loss.com

Contact Tel. +44 (0)20 7382 0335

Event Dates Starts: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 08:00
Ends: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 18:00

Event Prices:

Non-Exhibiting Vendor: GBP£1495


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8:00-9:00 Breakfast & Registration

9:00-9:15 Introductions by conference chairman, David Clark, Chairman of the Wholesale Markets Brokers’ Assocation and Honorary Past President of ACI – The Financial Markets Association, and Colin Lambert, Managing Editor, Profit & Loss.

9:15-9:45 Opening Address

9:45-10:45 Panel 1: The Idea


Despite enduring the longest winning streak since July 2009 – four straight months of gains in the first half of 2014 – are emerging markets currencies about to falter? This panel will look at recent FX movements and make predictions for these currencies. What is the fate of the Indonesian rupiah, Malaysian ringgit, Thai baht and, importantly, the Chinese yuan?

10:45-11:15 Coffee Break - Sponsored by ParFX

11:15-12:15 Panel 2: The Preparation


Market structure continues to evolve, and new venues and new ways of trading are dominating many peoples’ thinking. What do traders have to consider before executing a strategy? Is an increase in EM volumes leading to expectations of higher e-ratios? How far have the efficiencies offered by e-trading penetrated emerging markets FX and how does the market structure compare to G10?

This panel will also discuss:
• Policing behaviour in markets
• The role of Last Look
• Is EMFX still a growth area?
• Are higher e-ratios dependent upon a changing mind-set?
• What products and services are clients asking for?
• The bifurcation of cleared/uncleared products

12:15-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:00 Panel 3: The Execution


Ever changing liquidity patterns in both developed and emerging markets, increased fragmentation and increased oversight are changing the definition of best execution. How do we measure best execution and how can clients be helped to achieve the desired results?

This panel will also discuss:
• Coping with recycled or illusory liquidity
• The role of algo execution technology
• Policing behaviour in markets
• An agency, principal or blended approach?
• Execution in EMFX

2:00-2:30 Coffee Break - Sponsored by ParFX

2:30-3:30 Panel 4: The Customer


New regulations and emerging market dynamics are challenging the Asian FX markets. Many buy side participants need to rise to the challenge and protect their business. How can they acclimatise to this fast-changing environment? How do customers plan their trading strategies?

This panel will also discuss:
• What are the most effective FX hedging strategies?
• How can the buy side gain greater operational and execution efficiencies?
• The impact of regulation
• The many definitions of best execution
• Choosing the right platform

3:30-4:00 Coffee Break - Sponsored by ParFX

4:00-5:00 Panel 5: The Challenge


The FX industry continues to recover from the fallout surrounding the Fix issue and is embarking on a new era of surveillance and regulatory oversight. What risks still remain? How will the new era in markets look and how can the challenges generated by the relentless increase in the speed of trading and processing be met?

This panel will also discuss:
• Dealing with latency
• Runaway algos
• Processing bottlenecks
• The role of Kill Switches
• Handling Big Data
• Averting the next crisis

5:00-7:00 Cocktail Reception - Sponsored by Traiana