Fixed Income Hong Kong 2019

28 - 29 May, 2019

Harbour Grand, Hong Kong

+65 6722-9455

Buy Side Only Platform Evaluation Day | Tuesday, May 28th 2019

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Networking Lunch and Registration

12:45 pm - 12:55 pm Welcome Address

Suhana Begum, Conference Director, Fixed Income Leaders Summit
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Tariq Dennison

Investment Adviser, Portfolio Manager
GFM Asset Management

The Buy Side Wish-List

Listen to our panel of expert speakers from BNP Paribas, Taikang and T Rowe Price, who will help you prepare your questions to ensure you fully recognise the pros and cons of each platforms that you are partnering with. 
 
-          The use of technology to enhance the investment process: Research, Trading and Quantitative Analysis – What’s at the top of your agenda?
-          Can existing technologies used for trading in other asset classes apply to bonds? What are the transferable technologies that you need?
-          With many new electronic trading venues – Is increased competition and innovation a benefit to the industry and liquidity, or does it risk creating confusion and fragmentation?
-          The platform paradigm- How can you establish which initiative you should be supporting and why?
-          When evaluating platforms, what are the key areas you should be testing and looking out for?
-          What different platform models can help you prosper in a new electronic environment?
-          How can you establish what platform is best suited to fit into your current workflow?
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Yann Couellan

Head of Global FICC Trading
AXA Investment Management

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Gordon Tsui

Executive Director & Head of Fixed Income, Fixed Income Investment
Taikang Asset Management (Hong Kong)

Ambarish Ray

Fixed Income Trader, Rates & FX Asia
T Rowe Price

Intro To The New Initiatives

1:20 pm - 2:30 pm Platform Perspective: A 5 minute introduction to each initiative involved today- What is their USP and what benefits do they bring to you the buy side?

Listen to a 5 minute innovation pitch from each platform to fully understand:
ü  Trading protocol or innovation promoted
ü  Unique selling points
ü  Buy side adoption rates

Platform Evaluation Roundtables

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Buy side Q&A Roundtables: Evaluate 1-3 of the newest platform offerings with your buy side peers to understand who is best placed to meet your liquidity needs

Break into groups of 8 buy side and sit with each platform on roundtables to engage in an open Q&A discussion with your peers (Each roundtable lasts 30 minutes).
 
-          What are the key differences between the new initiatives and how can they help you overcome the liquidity drought?
-          How can the initiatives help you source new liquidity pools in constrained markets?
-          Where are the new platforms up to in their on-boarding life cycle and how successful has the process been?
-          What different e-Trading protocols are available to the buy side and what benefits do they bring?

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Refreshment Break

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Buy side Q&A Roundtables: Evaluate 4-6 of the newest platform offerings with your buy side peers to understand who is best placed to meet your liquidity needs

Break into groups of 8 buy side and sit with each platform on roundtables to engage in an open Q&A discussion with your peers (Each roundtable lasts 30 minutes).
 
-          What are the key differences between the new initiatives and how can they help you overcome the liquidity drought?
-          How can the initiatives help you source new liquidity pools in constrained markets?
-          Where are the new platforms up to in their on-boarding life cycle and how successful has the process been?
-          What different e-Trading protocols are available to the buy side and what benefits do they bring?

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Platform Evaluation Day Drinks Reception: Available To Platform Evaluation Day Attendees Only