Co-hosted by ANZ Japan and ANZCCJ, ANZ’s Chief Economist, Richard Yetsenga will update global economic outlook, including Asia Pacific region’s prospects.
This luncheon will cover two sessions. At the first session, Ricard Yetsenga will give a keynote presentation of global and regional macro trends, by covering the key themes for Asia Pacific in 2018 such as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CP TPP). The second session will discuss “Japan: The New Wave”, with a special guest panelist, Mr. Hajime Ueda, Senior Corporate Managing Director of the Nomura Research Institute (NRI). This session will take the macro themes outlined in the opening presentation, and use them as the context for exploring how regional trade and investment flows may play out in 2018 and beyond. There will be some specific focus on how Japanese companies are responding to these trends and themes.
This panel discussion will be moderated by Andrew Cornell, Managing Editor of bluenotes, ANZ, who is a multi-award winning journalist.
11:30am Arrival & Registration
12:00pm Opening Remarks
12:05pm Keynote Presentation: Global and regional outlook
12:40pm Panel Discussion: Japan: The New Wave
1:45pm Closing Remarks
2:00pm Close of the Luncheon
Chief Economist, ANZ
Richard Yetsenga is Chief Economist and Head of Research at ANZ. In this role, he leads the Bank's economic and markets research efforts, with a focus on Australia, New Zealand and Asia.
With more than 20 years of experience in Asian financial services, Richard joined ANZ in 2011 from HSBC in Hong Kong, where he was Managing Director and Global Head of Emerging Market FX Strategy. Prior to his seven years at HSBC, Richard held economics and markets strategy roles with Deutsche Bank and the Australian Government.
The ANZ Research team has been recognised with more than 30 top-three rankings in major industry surveys across Australia, New Zealand and Asia in the last five years, alongside numerous industry awards.
Senior Corporate Managing Director, Nomura Research Institute (NRI)
Mr. Hajime Ueda serves as Senior Corporate Managing Director of Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (NRI) .
In last 2 years, Mr. Ueda led NRI's acquisitions of ASG Group Limited (Perth) and SMS technologies (Melbourne) and is serving as their board member. Outside of Australia, he is also a member of the board at Brierley & Partners (Dallas), Cutter Associates (Boston), and Zhiming Software (Beijing).
Mr. Ueda holds a BA from Waseda and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He is also a Certified Financial Analyst (AMIR) and a CPA certified in MT.
Managing Editor of bluenotes, ANZ
Andrew Cornell is the founding managing editor of BlueNotes, ANZ Banking Group’s forum for financial services and economic news, opinion and analysis.
Cornell is a multi-award winning journalist, including Australia’s most prestigious business and general commentary awards. He has worked across north Asia as well as Australia in two decades with the Australian Financial Review where he was associate editor, senior writer and columnist.
He has co-written and edited books on business, management, Japan and cinema.
About ANZ’s bluenotes:
bluenotes is a publication of ANZ's newsroom, a forum for insights, opinion, research and news about the economy, financial services, investment and society, from within ANZ and outside.
Date: Tuesday, 24 April 2018
Time: 11:30AM - 14:00PM (Doors open at 11:00AM)
Venue: The Peninsula Tokyo, 3F Grand Ball Room (Map)
Topic: Japan - The New Wave
Price: Member 7,000 yen | Non-Member 8,500 yen (Price includes lunch, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any dietary restrictions)
Registration and payment deadline: Friday, 13 April 2018
No shows and cancellations after this deadline will be fully invoiced.