“Economic Briefing: 2015 Asia Outlook”

By: Edward Lee, Head, ASEAN Macro Research, Standard Chartered Bank

  • Venue : AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, Shaw Centre #23-03/04/05 S(228208)
  • Date : March 26, 2015
  • Time : 7:45 AM – 9:00 AM
  • Price : $0.00

Description

2015 started on a fast and furious pace. The sharp fall in oil prices and central bank surprises dominated headlines. Growth uncertainty rose. So how is Asia shaping up this year? During this presentation, we will explore Asia’s macroeconomic environment in 2015, as well as, highlight key market themes to be mindful of this year.

In addition to the 2015 outlook, we will take a longer-term look at ASEAN. 5, 2, 690, 9, 70, 1/3, 46, 7, 26, 55. No, these are not the winning numbers for the next Powerball, unfortunately! These are 10 numbers to know ASEAN by. Join us as we go behind these numbers and examine what makes ASEAN one of the most exciting regions in the world.

About the Speaker:

Edward Lee
Head, ASEAN Macro Research
Standard Chartered Bank

Edward leads the ASEAN economic research team. He provides macroeconomic analysis and on-the-ground views on major economic issues in the region. He is regularly featured in international and local news media. Edward was previously Head of Asian Rates Strategy, analysing the local-currency bond and interest rate markets, identifying market trends, making hedging and trading recommendations, and identifying relative value. Edward holds an honours degree in Chemical Engineering from the National University of Singapore and a Master’s in Applied Economics (Dean’s List) from the Singapore Management University.

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