Web Conference | Thu, May 7, 2020 | 09:30am CEST

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While the coronavirus has Europe and the USA firmly in its grip, China is seeking its way back to normality. How fast will the world’s most populous country manage to boost its economy again? Will the global pandemic in the end just be a severe but short-term disruption of the capital markets? Or will it have long-term, drastic impact on the economic development of China and Asia?

Our web conference – exclusively for professional investors – offers bundled know-how and profound insights into the Asian and Chinese capital markets. You will hear facts, analyses and opinions from three proven experts from international investment companies.

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Thu, May 7, 2020
09:30am CEST

Start and welcome

09:35-10:05am CEST

“Is China the new safe haven?”

Donald Amstad, Head of Investments Specialists APAC, Aberdeen Standard Investments

COVID-19 started out as a problem for just China. Now it’s a problem for the whole world. It’s ironic that Chinese financial markets have been impacted least. Why is this? Is China the new safe haven of today?

10:05-10:35am CEST

China Onshore Bonds – It´s time to include them in your portfolio

Stephen Jen, CEO and Co-CIO, Eurizon SLJ Capital Limited

In the persistent low (negative) interest rate environment the opportunity offered by Chinese onshore bonds is just too good to be ignored. For European investors, the development of the renminbi is crucial. What is the outlook for the Chinese currency? What are the pros and cons of Chinese bonds?

10:35-11:05am CEST

China A Shares – a growth success story through volatile markets

Ken Wong, Client Portfolio Manager, Eastspring Investments

While the global financial markets collapsed, China A shares performed significantly better than most other stock markets. Will the Chinese economy return to old growth after the coronavirus crisis? How attractive are Chinese A-shares as an investment?

11:05-11:10am CEST

Wrap up by moderator and end of event


Donald Amstad

Donald Amstad is Aberdeen Standard Investments’ Head of Investments Specialists APAC and COO Distribution. He has more than 35 years’ experience in fixed income markets.

Stephen Jen

Stephen Jen is the CEO and Co-CIO of Eurizon SLJ Capital Limited. From 1996-2009, Stephen was MD at Morgan Stanley and held various roles, including Global Head of Currency Research and Chief Global FX and EM Strategist.

Ken Wong

Ken Wong is a Greater China Equity Specialist and is responsible for articulating Greater China equity strategies, processes, positioning and performances to clients and prospective clients globally.


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