Plenary Sessions

09:05–09:10

Welcome Remarks

President, CFA Society Egypt Chairman, Rasmala Egypt Asset Management

09:10-09:15

Welcome Address

Chairman Egyptian Exchange (EGX) and the Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges (FEAS)

09:50-10:35

Panel Discussion: How Can Capital Markets Drive Economies?

What needs to happen to deepen Egypt’s capital markets? How is the introduction of new debt instruments impacting regional capital markets? What needs to be done to promote more bond issuance? How should the challenges facing the equity capital markets … Read More

11:00-11:30

The Egyptian Economy in the Global Context

Chief Economist and Head of Research Emirates NBD Global Outlook Regional Economic Perspective The Egyptian Economy in Transition

11:30-12:15

Panel Discussion: Developing Real Estate for Future Generations

Is real estate the strongest sector in the economy or a huge bubble? What are the main drivers that could contribute to the growth in the regional real estate market over the coming decade? Can the mega projects and new … Read More

12:15-12:45

Global Macro-Demographics and Investments: A Middle-East Focus

Global Chief Retirement Strategist State Street Global Advisors Demographics Misunderstood Global Demographics Overview Middle East Demographics Growth and Demographics Inflation, Debt and Fiscal Sustainability Asset Prices and Asset Allocation Which Sectors Are Advantaged? Conclusions for the Middle East

14:15-15:00

Panel Discussion: Lending in Non-Banking Financial Services — A Call for Change

What’s the state of non-banking private debt in Egypt and the rest of the region? Are the trends driving non-bank lending here to stay? How can we ease access to financing for businesses, grow the industry, and make an impact? … Read More

15:30-16:15

Panel Discussion: The Future of Energy Production in the Middle East

How are conventional and renewable energy companies reshaping the energy industry? What is the outlook for the oil and gas industry and for OPEC? What are governments in the region doing to shift to more sustainable energy sources? What are … Read More