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U.S. Interest Rates – Implications for Asia – Hosted by the Financial Services Committee

Zal Devitre, Head of Investments, Citibank Singapore Limited

Venue : Stamford American Auditorium (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, #23-03 Shaw Centre)

Date : September 01, 2016

Time : 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Price : $0.00

Description

The political and economic uncertainties arising from Brexit, the US Election and sluggish global economic growth continue to suppress policy rates across the globe.  In the United States, Citi analysts have pushed back the expected timing of the next Fed rate hike to December 2016, which in turn is creating a more favorable environment for Emerging Market and Asian assets.  While economic and earnings fundamentals have not markedly improved in Asia, abating headwinds are easing the path ahead.

About the Speaker

Zal Devitre
Head of Investments
Citibank Singapore Limited

Zal Devitre is Head of Investments for Citibank Singapore. He and his team develop, lead and execute the overall investment research and product strategy for Citibank’s Wealth Management business.

Prior to this position, Zal was Segment Head of Citigold Private Client, Citibank’s offering for clients with investable assets of between one and ten million in Singapore dollars. He has also undertaken various sales management roles since he arrived in Singapore in 2008.

Zal has worked with Citibank in the United States and Turkey, in sales, marketing and finance capacities. He has also served as a technical advisor to a micro-finance network in Cameroon in the early part of his career.

Zal graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Georgetown University and an MBA in General Management from Columbia University.

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