FX Week Hong Kong

FX Week Hong Kong is where the buy-side and sell-side community comes together to learn, debate and network. With more than 150 leading FX professionals, it is the place to renew old acquaintances, build new relationships and strike business deals.

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FX Markets Hong Kong

August 16, 2021 | Hong Kong

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FX Markets is proud to present the inaugural FX Markets Hong Kong conference which will be held on August 16, 2021.

The FX Markets have been volatile over the year, and there has been a shift in profitable currencies, as central banks have been pumping cash into the markets. FX Markets Hong Kong presents a unique set of challenges and opportunities. The conference will feature topics around the Greater China region, the rise of digital currencies, and the latest technology in the FX markets.

2021 Key themes include:

  • The shifting trends in FX in relation to the geopolitical landscape
  • The rising power of the Chinese Yuan
  • What UMR Phase 5 means for the FX market
  • The latest in digital currencies and how it will transform the FX market
  • The challenges in navigating a global corporate operations


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Professionals from government, banks and institutional investors across Asia



Meet the top decision-makers and elevate your career



World class line-up featuring regulators and industry leaders



Engaging sessions allowing you to get the most out of the conference

Binay Chandgothia

Managing director and portfolio manager

Principal Portfolio Strategies

Binay is a Hong-Kong based Portfolio Manager for Principal Portfolio Strategies, an investment boutique within Principal Global Investors. His entire career spanning 26 years has been in portfolio management, encompassing asset allocation, fixed income, and equities. Prior to his current role, he served as Chief Investment Officer for Principal Global Investors (Hong Kong) and Principal Asset Management (Asia) where he was responsible for overseeing investments in the Hong Kong region. He joined the Principal Financial Group in 2000 in India and was the Deputy Chief Investment Officer of Principal's Indian Mutual Fund operations before relocating to Hong Kong in 2005. Prior to that, he spent 7 years in various portfolio management roles with India's largest banking group, State Bank of India. Binay has a post-graduate diploma in business management, equivalent to an MBA from Xavier Institute of Management and a bachelor's degree in commerce from St. Xavier's College. He holds a Financial Risk Manager certification from the Global Association of Risk Professionals and has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Eva Chen

Head of eFX trading, global markets

Bank of China (HK)

Eva is the head of eFX trading at Bank of China (HK) Ltd. Eva is responsible for setting the strategic vision and drive innovative electronic trading development. Her team also looks after the CNH Futures business.

Prior to joining Bank of China (HK) Ltd in 2016, Eva was with RBS where she was the e-commerce salesperson covering North East Asia across all client sectors. Before that, Eva was with HSBC where she started her career in the banking industry.

Li Cui

Chief Economist, Managing Director, and Head of Macro Research


Li Cui is the Chief Economist, Managing Director, and Head of Macro Research at China Construction Bank International, responsible for the investment bank’s macroeconomic assessment, thematic views, and asset allocation ideas. She was formerly a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs where she led the bank’s macroeconomic research on China. Prior to that she led/conducted China macro research at Royal Bank of Scotland, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, and IMF. Her research has been frequently quoted in policy publications, market reports, and media. Li has also built extensive networks in financial markets, policy institutions, and academia, both in China and overseas.

She holds a B.A. from People’s University of China and M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from Northwestern University.

Christopher Emslie

Asia Regional Treasurer

General Mills

Chris has held various financial positions in South Africa since 1997 after having completed his articles at a small Audit and Accounting firm in Johannesburg. He has been involved in various companies in the financial sphere including Transport & Freight, Security and IT. He joined ABB in 2008 first as a SAP consultant for their ERP implementation, then as their Country Credit Manager and then finally as their first Country Treasurer looking after South Africa as well as Southern Africa with all their treasury concerns and establishing the first ABB treasury operation in Southern Africa and spent 3 years in Singapore as their Country Treasurer. He is currently the new Asia Regional Treasurer for General Mills, responsible for all Treasury operations in Asia. He holds a B Compt Honors degree in Accounting Science from the University of South Africa.

Gary Sum


Swiss Capital Group

The Honorable Gary Sum is a 25-year distinguished Princely Advisor, Sovereign wealth investment banker, Royal family office, Swiss banker, MNC executive leadership, Honorary Consul candidacy, CODA Award chairman, frequent awards recipient, conference chair and keynote speaker.

The Group holds WFOEs, financial holdings, private equities, publicly listed companies and subsidiaries including East, Central, Qianhai and Big Bay Area in China; international branches in Singapore, Sydney, San Francisco, London, Dublin, Paris, Panama, Cambodia, Philippines, Korea, Taiwan, Liechtenstein and Switzerland, totalling USD 300 Billion asset ownership with strong exposure in forex, cash equivalents and cryptos.

The Group’s blockchain flagship Swiss Capital FinTech Link Ltd. launched The Holy Grail of Blockchain - World’s first multibillion dollar scale gold standard cryptocurrency “SC GEM” (scgem.digital) and crypto central bank “SC GOD” (scgod.digital) for listing traditional, financial and crypto businesses and assets that shall nurture a trillions worth cryptomoney supply, liquidity provision, sectoral integration with priority in CNH peg, ASEAN, LATAM and AFRICA crypto-central banking ecosystem. The Group is here for good of all mankind.

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Company profile

Leonteq was founded in 2007 as an issuer of investment products and has a market-leading status today. Headquartered in Zurich, Leonteq operates as an independent technology and service provider for investment solutions globally with offices in Geneva, Monaco, Guernsey, Frankfurt, Paris, London, Amsterdam, Singapore and Hong Kong. The core of Leonteq´s offering is a proprietary and innovative IT and investment services platform designed to maximise flexibility, transparency, and service for the company and distribution partners by giving them access to our platform and know-how. 
Leonteq's registered shares (LEON) are listed on SIX Swiss Exchange.


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