Event Information:

  • Sat
    21
    Nov
    2020

    Career Talk series - Seeking Alpha in a VUCA World

    18:00 HRS GSTDubai

    CFA Society Emirates invites you to join the next webinar of its Career Talk series, ‘Seeking Alpha in a VUCA World’, on Saturday the 21st of November at 18:00 hrs GST.

    Description

    VUCA is a widely recognised acronym meaning volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. It is a military term for mission critical decisions in the fog of war - unknown unknowns. The term aptly describes the year 2020, which has already brought a global pandemic, economic shutdown and equity and market crashes. All this is amplified against the backdrop of a late economic cycle, market fragility and socio-political unrest. In this webinar we will cover seeking alpha in a VUCA world using a three-step approach: resilience, divergent thinking and optionality.

    Speaker

    Ron William, CFTe, is a market strategist, with over 20 years of experience producing macro research and trading strategies, and a behavioural finance expert, trading psychologist and performance coach.

    Ron is the Founder and Principal Market Strategist of RW Advisory, a leading institutional investment research and advisory firm. Previously, Ron worked as a Senior Tactical and Market Timing Strategist at the ECU Group, a global macro investment and advisory firm. Ron also worked at Bloomberg as a Senior TA Specialist, where he was responsible for training and consultation across the EMEA region. Ron serves on the board of the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA), and heads up the Geneva chapter of the Swiss Association of Market Technicians (SAMT).

    Moderator 

    Faiqa Anwar, CFA, is a Director of Fixed Income Asset Management at Arqaam Capital. Faiqa has over a decade of experience in asset management, including as a buy side analyst for the past eight years. She specialises in the emerging market credit space.

    Faiqa started her career as a buy side equity analyst at Mashreq Capital covering the MENA region, following which she moved to buy side fixed income analysis. She has been with Arqaam Capital since 2016 when she joined as an Associate Director. Faiqa is a CFA charterholder, a holder of the ACCA qualification, and has an MBA in Finance.

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