Portfolio Enhancements for Targeted Growth 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22 AT 9:00 AM MYT

Investors are challenged to stay ahead of the curve as market climates and investment landscapes shift both regionally and around the world. How may the latest trends in indexing products and strategies help inform targeted growth?

Join S&P Dow Jones Indices and leading industry practitioners to explore:

  • Key macro and micro issues affecting asset allocation in regional and global markets
  • Lessons from around the world: the way forward in achieving healthy development of Malaysia’s ETF market.
  • How investors can utilize the latest trends in passive investing to help diversify their portfolios
  • How Asian investors can make the most of the opportunities in the Islamic market
  • Identify where opportunities are in the Sukuk markets
Media Partners
Asia Asset Management (Additional)
IFN - Islamic Finance News
Location

8:30 – 9:00

REGISTRATION

 

9:00 – 9:05

 

WELCOME REMARKS

Angeline Choo, Head of Southeast Asia and Greater China, S&P DJI

 

9:05 – 9:25

 

OPENING SPEECH

TBC, Bursa Malaysia Exchange

 

9:25 – 9:50

KEYNOTE: S&P GLOBAL’S PERSPECTIVE ON THE STATE OF APAC ECONOMIES

·         What’s ahead for the global economy in 2019?

·         Investigating the limits and risks of decoupling between the US, Asia and other world economies

·         Assessing the depth of liquidity in the global markets

·         Will Asian economies continue their growth momentum in 2019?

·         Analyzing the biggest risks for Asian economies- Asian currency appreciation, inflation, market volatility

Speaker:

Vishrut Rana, Economist, Asia Pacific, S&P Global

 

9:50 – 10:15

CHERRYPICKING OPPORTUNITIES IN THE ISLAMIC MARKET

·         What is the real proposition for the Islamic asset management industry?

·         Outlook of opportunities for Shariah investors

·         Does the industry need to become more aligned to ESG/SRI? 

Speaker:

TBC

 

10:15 – 10:40

COFFEE BREAK

 

10:40 – 11:00

LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ON INDEX STRATEGIES here and around the world

·         How asset management has increasingly employed sophisticated strategies like smart beta and multi-assets

·         How to capture specific equity risk premia or factor exposure with latest development in smart beta strategies

·         Integrating the value of ESG through index strategies

 

Speaker:

Priscilla Luk, Managing Director, Global Research & Design, Asia Pacific, S&P DJI

 

11:00 – 11:20

FIRESIDE CHAT: DEVELOPING THESUKUK MARKET – WHAT’S NEXT?

·         An overview of the development of the Sukuk market

·         How can indexing help investors to gain access and diversify in Sukuk investing?

·         Liquidity in the Sukuk market and how to source liquidity

 

Interviewer:

Angeline Choo, Head of Southeast Asia and Greater China, S&P DJI

 

Interviewee:

TBC, BNP Paribas

 

11:20 – 11:55

PANEL: using ETFS TO capturE Opportunities IN THE DOMESTIC MARKET AND BEYOND

·         Assess the market, viability and performance of the ever-expanding universe of ETFs and other passive products.

·         Islamic ETFs still has a large room to grow, what can be done to address this paucity? What role do exchanges play in this process?

·         How to use index strategies to capture the opportunities of new economies?

 

Moderator:

Priscilla Luk, Managing Director, Global Research & Design, Asia Pacific, S&P DJI

 

Panelists:

·         TBC, Affin Hwang

·         TBC, IVCap

·         TBC, Value Partners

 

11:55 – 12:00

 

CLOSING REMARKS

12:00 – 13:30

NETWORKING LUNCH

 

 

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