The Forex Forum in NYC – 1st November 2011

The Forex markets haven’t been shy post 2008 Credit Crisis. On the one hand the latest BIS Survey shows the

The Forex markets haven’t been shy post 2008 Credit Crisis. On the one hand the latest BIS Survey shows the asset class continuing to grow strong; however 2011 saw Central Banks using protectionist strategist to hold brace to their currencies.With the economy still on the sidelines market sentiment is unclear, Euromoney, a research and media organisation, is holding the well awaited Forex Forum 2011 on Tuesday 1st November at the Pierre, New York.

The forum brings together central bankers, world class economists, leading investors, blue chip corporates and service providers to discuss the latest developments in the global forex markets. The Euromoney Forex Forums are widely recognised as the most prestigious in the market. For the past 8 years, our US forum has been the event to attend for those investing in FX and those with exposure to FX risk.

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The event will focus on key issues and subjects affecting the $4 trillion a day industry. With lower than expected growth, how likely is it that we will see QE3?

What impact, if any, will ‘Operation Twist’ have upon the US economy?

What next for the Eurozone?

What will increasing political influence mean for the FX markets?

The forum will bring together panels of expert speakers to discuss all the latest macroeconomic developments in the market, as well as the most effective trading strategies to generate alpha in an increasingly volatile environment.

The forum is anxiously awaited by the industry at large and the key note speaker is Zachary Karabell President of River Twice Research. Zachary, a market veteran,  has been designated as the  ‘Global Leader for Tomorrow’ by the World Economic Forum. In addition he is a regulatar commentator on CNBC and contributes to Newsweek/The Daily Beast, and writes regularly for such publications as Time Magazine, Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Financial Times, and Foreign Affairs.

The Forum will be buzzing with professionals discussing and debating the pitfalls of the markets; buzzwords such as algorithmic trading and latency will be flowing in the air. High Frequency Trading has recently been gaining all the coverage with the Bank of International Settlement issuing a whitepaper on the subject. The Dodd Frank rulings aren’t yet set in stone and traders are eagerly looking at how they will be affected.

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The Forum attracts the best in the market and panel speakers include:

Ray Attrill, Head of FX Strategy, North America, BNP Paribas

Antulio Bomfim, Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of Monetary Policy Insights,Macroeconomic Advisers

Alessio de Longis, Vice President, Portfolio Manager International Fixed Income Team,Oppenheimer Funds

 Luc Everaert, Assistant Director, European Department, International Monetary Fund

Thomas Harjes, Senior European Economist, European Economics Research, Barclays Capital and many more.

Interested visitors can attend the event and enhance their knowledge and understanding of whats impacting the FX markets. ‘If you wish to apply for your free* place at the conference, please visit’

The Forum will be followed up by events of similar nature in London and Asia. Forexmagnates team will be following this and other Euromoney events and reporting direct.

*Euromoney reserves the right to decide eligibility for attendance’

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