CFA Society Emirates in collaboration with hashtag#CAIA We ere pleased to offer our members in Dubai and Abu Dhabi a new series of Forecasting panel Discussions this week. Moderated by Alex MacDonald we heard from Dr. Sabah AlBinali on markets and investment analysis, Luciano Jannelli on marcro economics and global asset allocation, Gustavo Montero on alternative investment, including block chain and cryptocurrency and Richard Lee on Asia/ China macro and investment . The panels offered lively debate, exploring a number of current and expected trends of interest including : Likely vs anticipated performance across Global Markets , the impact of ongoing bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations . the delays and effect of Brexit. reserve currency dominance or decline . Challenging and insightful sessions with positive feedback.