National Asset-Liability Management Europe

Updating portfolios to prepare for divergence in monetary policy

 

Over the past months, developed economies have seen a growing divergence in monetary policy. The Fed has ended its quantitative easing programme, but with economies in the Eurozone remaining sluggish, the ECB has commenced its "QE light" ABS purchase programme and many think it may soon have to join Japan in full QE.

 

With this emerging dichotomy, central banks will continue to face volatility in markets as interest rates rise in some economies and fall in others. Sovereign investors must ask themselves what this will mean for particular asset markets and global liquidity. What will the consequences be for central bank balance sheets as yields diverge? How can central banks limit exposure to interest rate risk?

 

These are critical questions facing the industry and official sector investors recognise the benefits of sharing experiences to explore answers. In this vein, Central Banking Publications is delighted to announce the dates of its 8th annual National Asset-Liability Management Europe conference which will take place in London on the 12th & 13th March 2015.

 

Central Banking's flagship event, comprising of interactive panels, thought-provoking presentations and invaluable networking opportunities, provides the ideal forum for those charged with managing national balance sheets to discuss issues and share experiences with peers.

 

Key topics this year include:

  • Trends and challenges in reserve management

  • Insight into the ECB's plans for its purchase programme

  • The effects of divergence in monetary policy and the impact it will have on the market

  • The outlook for investing in emerging markets

  • Managing interest rate risk

  • Good practices in portfolio rebalancing

Reasons to attend:

  • Researched and developed with official institutions and Central Banking Publications to identify the key issues and challenges to be discussed

  • A unique environment for senior reserve managers and official investors to discuss and debate the economic environment and national wealth management.

  • 80 - 100 key people to meet and network with from the major central banks

 

 

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