Gateway to China

Attend our exclusive event and learn how to unlock opportunities within the world’s second-largest economy.

The rising power of China creates as many questions as it does opportunities. Being able to understand, react to and anticipate Chinas next move is more important than ever.

Join us at our Gateway to China event as we focus on the country’s economy, its impact and opportunities. Industry experts – including CIB Research’s Dr. Charles Su, The Economist Global Business Review’s Chen Wu, Saxo Bank’s CIO and chief economist Steen Jakobsen and HKEX’s Managing Director and Bond Connect’s general manager Julien Martin – will pass on their expertise and provide an outlook on the Chinese economy.

The agenda:

6.30 pm - Arrival & Registration

7.00 pm - Welcome and intro by moderator and CEO of Greater China, Saxo Bank, Fan Xu

China’s counter- cyclical operations and its impact on markets - Dr. Charles Su, CIB Research

How to deal with China slowdown? - Chen Wu, The Economist Global Business Review

The deal of being incompatible – The fall of a liberal, open economic model and its consequences for markets - Steen Jakobsen, Saxo Bank

Bond connect and index inclusion - Julien Martin, HKEX / Bond Connect

8.15 pm - Panel discussion and Q&A

9.00 pm - Networking and Canapes

Event speakers

  • Dr Charles Su

    Managing Director, Global Market Research, CIB Research

    Dr. Charles Su serves as the managing director of global market research at CIB (China Industrial Bank) Research since Jan 2017. Prior to joining CIB Research, Dr. Su served as the MD and chief China economist of CEBM Group. He also served as chief macro analyst at SWS Research and GF Securities. Dr. Su's macro research team at SWS Research ranked third in the 2010 and 2011 New Fortune Analyst Ranking Polls. Dr. Su obtained his Ph.D. in systems engineering from Boston University in 2004.
  • Chen Wu

    Managing Director of The Economist Global Business Review

    Prior to The Economist Global Business Review, he was the Head of Editorial (Asia Pacific), EuroFinance, The Economist Group. He has been the Editor of CFO China, also an Economist Group publication from 2005 to 2009. In his journalism career, he has worked for BusinessWeek in Hong Kong, Bloomberg News in Singapore, and the international news department of Xinhua (New China) News Agency in Beijing.
  • Steen Jakobsen

    CIO and Chief Economist, Saxo Bank

    Steen Jakobsen first joined Saxo Bank in 2000 and has served as both chief economist and chief investment officer since 2009. He focuses on delivering asset allocation strategies and analysis of the overall macroeconomic and political landscape as defined by fundamentals, market sentiment and technical developments in the charts.
  • Julien Martin

    Market Development, HKEX
    General Manager, Bond Connect

    Mr Julien Martin joined HKEX in late August 2015 and serves as the Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income and Currency (FIC) Product Development of HKEX, and the General Manager of Bond Connect Company Limited, a joint venture established by China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS) and HKEX.


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