TradeTech FX Asia

March 21-March 23, 2017

Hilton Singapore

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Saeed Amen

Saeed Amen is the founder of Cuemacro. He is also the co-founder of the Thalesians. Over the past decade, Saeed Amen has developed systematic trading strategies at major investment banks including Lehman Brothers and Nomura. Independently, he is also a systematic FX trader, running a proprietary trading book trading liquid G10 FX, which has had a Sharpe ratio over 2 since 2013. He is also the author of Trading Thalesians: What the ancient world can teach us about trading today (Palgrave Macmillan). He now consults and publishes research for clients in the area of systematic trading and his clients include major quant funds and data companies such as RavenPack and TIM Group.

TradeTech FX Asia Day 1 – March 22nd 2017, Singapore

13:50 PM Panel Interactive: Dealing with heavily managed markets - How can you best manage FX risk in specific Asian currencies that are prone to high levels of volatility?

  • How are they managed and how can you create a profitable FX strategy?
  • How can you best achieve profitable investments in a heavily managed market? What does it mean for the domestic monetary systems?
  • Is the risk premium high enough to compensate the risks involved whilst investing in tier2 countries?
  • What are the cross border capital flows within the region? Are Chinese capital flows more balanced?
  • How can you incorporate political and economic policies into your Asian FX strategy?
  • The influence and role of the dollar: Which way is the dollar going? Is it the basis of the entire currency system?

14:30 PM Case Revolution: Life after Excel, using open source Python to analyse FX markets and develop FX trading strategies

TradeTech FX Asia Day 2 – March 23rd 2017, Singapore

09:20 AM Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

15:40 PM Chairperson’s Closing Remarks