Fixed Income Future Leaders USA 2017

May 16-May 18, 2017

Westin Copley Place - Boston

44 (0)207 368 9330

Erik Vynckier

Former CIO
Alliance Bernstein


Day 2- Thursday 18th May 2017

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?

13:50 PM 360 Perspective: Aligning derivatives trading operations between Europe and the US- How can you overcome the current cross-border inconsistencies in swaps?

  • What are the permitted protocols of swaps trading in Europe and how does the US currently differ?
  • How can cross border standardization of clearing requirements be achieved globally and what steps are regulators taking to put this in place?
  • How can the clearing industry be more robust to give all market players access to clearing including small-mid size firms?
  • How can the swap execution market be opened up to increased competition amongst venues without causing fragmentation?