China lies at a key crossroads between the East and West, with its influence on the financial services industry is unmistakable. In 2018, Asia has truly taken center stage with the latest developments in the FX and cryptocurrency industry. These will be on full display at the 2018 Asia Trading Summit in Shanghai, hosted by Finance Magnates, Conversion Pros, and premium Chinese FX news source, FX168.
Despite being only in its second year, the Asia Trading Summit has already established itself as one of the premier events in the region. The event will be held on March 21-23 at the Shanghai Exhibition Center, and it will look to build off last year’s strong debut, which saw over 5,000 attendees.
An event like no other
2018 consists of a wide range of industry topics, challenges, and looming developments in the financial services space. Touching on these segments will be leading executives, thought leaders, and attendees from every corner of the globe. The concentration of specialists in Asia meeting with brokers and other industry players in the West and other regions represents a unique atmosphere for attendees.
The event will also include introducing brokers, trading experts from virtually every corner of the industry, local tool providers for traders, respected members of the Chinese financial media, local investors, traders, and affiliates, fintech companies, service providers, and many more.
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This year’s Asia Trading Summit will also include an extensive list of seminars, panels, and discussions facing the latest challenges and issues from around the financial services industry. Whether it is the rising specter of cryptocurrencies, regulations, or the role of blockchain technology or fintech, the summit will be emphasizing these topics over a busy two-day schedule.
Moreover, the summit will also focus on traditional markets, such as FX, equities, and capital markets, as well as the impact of new technologies in this space and how the industry can take a step forward in 2018. The event will spotlight several panel discussions as well, which include the following:
Exploring next generation trading systems
Where will the industry head in 2018 and beyond? Trading systems have always been at the forefront of the industry, though an increased focus on mobile technology and new functionalities continues to drive innovation. The panel will delve into where this segment is headed, unveiling some new systems and solutions for attendees.
Who will AI be replacing?
Artificial intelligence is one of the most controversial breakthroughs in the financial services industry. On the one hand, these advanced utilities can rewrite the rules of the game, streamlining even the most difficult tasks for traders. By extension, a hyper-efficient mind could potentially displace the human element in multiple operations entirely. The panel will grapple with the growing hype and trajectory of AI technology.
Training education and its importance
Empirical studies and surveys by brokers have consistently shown the merits of an educated trading base. Venues have taken a more active role in helping educate traders, which have been shown to make better decisions and stick with brokers longer. The panel discussion will touch on the inroads venues can take in better educating their respective clients.
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