Oct 17

SGC Breakfast Briefing on 'Asia – Weathering a Fast, Furious, and Fractious World' with Mr Charlie Lay, Senior Economist and FX strategist at Commerzbank

Mr Charlie Lay, Senior Economist and FX Strategist at Commerzbank AG provided audience with a detailed perspective of the current state of the Asian markets stating it is currently very volatile. While China's economic growth might be affected because of the impending trade war, it offers a new opportunity for Southeast Asia to become a manufacturing base for companies who want to relocate out of China. The session continued with thought-provoking Q&A regarding topics such as the position of Europe in the looming trade war and how India was fairing in comparison to China.

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