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Singapore Programme

Singapore: Thursday, 4 April 2019

Venue: Raffles City Convention Centre
08:30 - 08:55         Registration
           
 08:55 - 09:00         Conference Opening
           
09:00 - 09:20         Welcome Remarks
          Mr Julien MARTIN, Managing Director, Head of FIC Development, HKEX
           
09:20 - 09:40         Keynote Speech: Building up an FIC Eco-system for the Bond-Connect to advance RMB Internationalisation
       
Professor Shusong BA, Chief China Economist, HKEX
           
09:40 - 10:20         Panel 1: Investing in China's Fixed Income Market and Building a Bond Issuance Centre in Hong Kong
         
  • How does allocating into mature markets, US$ or Euro denominated markets, compare to the CNY debt market?
  • Hong Kong as a Bond Listing venue. What infrastructure is required?
  • Green Bond investment landscape, where is this now?
           
          Moderator: Mr Dominic CHE, Vice President, FIC Development, HKEX
           
          Panellists: 
          Mr Sage PATEL, Executive Director and Head of Fixed Income, Asia Pacific, IHS Markit
          Mr George SUN, Head of Global Markets, Greater China, BNP Paribas
          Ms Ariel YANG, Executive Director and CEO, China Chengxin (Asia Pacific) Credit Ratings Co., Ltd. 
          Ms Gloria ZHANG, Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income, CSOP Asset Management Limited
           
           
10:20 - 10:40         Keynote Speech: Advancing China’s Future of Finance: Factors to Developing an Investable Bond Market
         
Mr Ee Chuan NG, Head of Portfolio and Index Sales, APAC, Bloomberg
           
10:40 - 11:20         Panel 2: Bond Connect and the Inclusion of Chinese Bonds into Global Indices 
         
  • Bond Connect— transforming the global landscape;
  • Chinese securities inclusion in Global Indices & Impact on global bond market;
  • What comes next?
           
          Moderator: Ms Phoebe LEUNG, Senior Vice President, Head of Sales & Marketing, Bond Connect Company Ltd.  
           
          Panellists: 
          - Mr Rahul BHALLA, Executive Director and Head of Business Development, Asia Pacific, IHS Markit
          - Mr Nick GENDRON, Head of Fixed Income Indices, Bloomberg LP
          Ms Zhanying LI, Director, FTSE Russell
         
- Mr Kheng Siang NG, Head of Fixed Income APAC, State Street Global Advisors 
          Ms Yii Hui WONG, Senior Portfolio Manager, Nikko Asset Management
           
11:20 - 11:40         Coffee Break
           
11:40 - 12:40         Panel 3: Development of FX, Interest Rate and Credit Derivatives
         
  • Development of interest rate derivatives to support cross-market links;
  • New derivatives on the bond index inclusions;
  • Changing market landscape  - new driving forces;
  • Cross-product strategies.
           
          Moderator: Mr Ken CHIU, Senior Vice President, FIC Development, HKEX
           
          Panellists: 
          Mr Eugene Cheung, Managing Director, Head of China, Tradeweb
          Mr Kem HUSAIN, Head of Asia Pacific Sales, AxeTrading
          - Mr Eric LI, Managing Director, Head of Emerging Market Macro Trading, UBS
          Mr Mathieu LEPINAY,  Head of Structuring Asean & South-Asia, Standard Chartered Bank
          Mr Mark NAISBITT, Sales Executive, Traiana 
          Mr Leo TAY, Managing Director, Head of FX Trading, ING
           
 12:40 - 13:00         Closing remarks
         
Mr Kevin RIDEOUT, Managing Director, Head of Global Client Development, HKEX 
           
 13:00        
Networking Lunch
           
 14:00         End
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