Economic & Investment Outlook – Balancing the Risks with the Rewards

Leeds Town Hall, The Sullivan
Tuesday, 10 July 2018
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Chris Hills, Chief Investment Officer , Investec Wealth & Investment

Registration and lunch 12:30pm, start 1:00pm, 2:00pm finish

An overview of current developments in economic and market performance.

This lecture should be of interest specifically to our PFS Members but also to any of our members with an interest in Global economics and the outlook for the future.

Learning objectives
By the end of the lectures, delegates will be able to learn the following:
- Where are we in the global economic cycle
- What is the outlook for inflation and monetary policy
- The influence of politics on markets
- Is volatility back for good
- Where are the best long-term opportunities

Speaker Biography
Chris Hills, Chief Investment Officer for Investec Wealth & Investment. Splitting his time between making sure that Investec plays to its strengths in research and portfolio management, and that they receive the best input from our suppliers amongst the large investment banks and asset management organisations. He also present the firm‘s views on current markets to a range of external clients and interested advisers, and he is heavily involved in risk and suitability monitoring. In addition, Chris works with portfolio managers to help clients develop the appropriate investment benchmarks and policies for their goals.

  • Leeds Town Hall, The Sullivan
  • The Headrow
  • Leeds
  • LS1 3AD
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