Fixed Income Future Leaders USA 2017

May 16-May 18, 2017

Westin Copley Place - Boston

44 (0)207 368 9330

Ed Boyle

Global Macro Portfolio Manager
American Century Investments


Day 1- Wednesday May 17th 2017

17:20 PM Fixed Income Shark Tank: Disruptive technologies- What are the next big breakthroughs you should expect from the FINTECH world?

Join our fixed income sharks during this exciting ‘Shark Tank’ style session, where you will hear from four new and innovative start-up FINTECH firms as they present their offerings in a bid to win first place. Listen up as the ’sharks’ review the technologies’ benefits to your business, predict their future success and deliver their verdicts. The ultimate decision is in your hands though, as the audience get to vote for their favourite.

Will you find the next big thing?

Suggested Technologies:
  • Machine learning
  • Connectivity
  • Best Ex analytics
  • RegTech
  • Information flow
  • Sentiment Analysis

Day 2- Thursday 18th May 2017

11:00 AM All Star Panel: The pioneers from equities- How is the fixed income eTrading transition progressing in comparison to the equities evolution?

  • Equity vs. Fixed Income- In what aspects of fixed income does equities overlap and where are there no correlations?
  • What are the key factors influencing the change in market structure and what direction are fixed income markets heading in comparison to equities?
  • Market structure, TCA, sponsored access and agency models in fixed income- what are the key similarities and differences in comparison to equity models?
  • Without a centralized exchange, how can the fixed income market structure develop to bring more transparency to the buy side?

13:00 PM 360° Perspective: Alternative investment strategies in a low yield environment- Which strategies should you implement to give your portfolio the best exposure?

  • How should you position your portfolio on the yield curve and how can you minimise the impact of negative yields?
  • Yield vs. risk- How can you position your portfolios to keep yield while keeping risk well managed?
  • Long term investments- How can investors find the yield they need to be successful over a longer timeframe?
  • What asset classes, sectors and geographies are investors looking at to find yield.
  • Corporate vs. Municipal bonds- What products and strategies support a low yield environment?