Bloomberg LINK Gathers FX Leaders in London for Currency Debate

  Bloomberg LINK Gathers FX Leaders in London for Currency Debate

Featuring Juan Carlos Artigas, Global Head of Investment Research, World Gold
Council; Bernd Berg, Global Emerging Markets FX Strategist, Credit Suisse; and
             Peter Kinsella, Senior FX Strategist, Commerzbank AG

Business Wire

LONDON -- February 26, 2013

With the status of the world’s largest currencies a huge topic for debate
around the globe, Bloomberg is bringing together leading foreign-exchange
strategists and financial analysts to discuss the key issues around the pound,
dollar and yen at the Bloomberg #FXDEBATES, convened in association with Saxo
Capital Markets.

The conference will take place on 13 March, 2013 at the British Museum in
London. Speakers will discuss a variety of topics affecting currencies over
the next twelve months including interest rate changes, roles and
responsibilities around foreign exchange, who’s winning currency wars and the
regulatory challenges moving forwards. They will also debate the key issues
around the gold market and take a look at the opportunities for emerging
market currencies.

“Through a series of panel discussions, leading strategists and currency
investment specialists will provide insights on foreign exchange trends and
issues that will affect us all in 2013, as well as strategies for places to
invest,” said Robert Bierman, head of Bloomberg LINK. "We have created what
will be a compelling series of debates about the issues on the minds of FX

Torben Kaaber, CEO of Saxo Capital Markets, comments: “Volumes and volatility
in the FX market have increased significantly in the early part of 2013.
Clearly, this trend creates exciting trading opportunities, particularly as
talks of currency wars are intensifying.”

Bloomberg News journalists will sit down for conversations with industry
leaders, including:

  *Juan Carlos Artigas, Global Head of Investment Research, World Gold
  *Bernd Berg, Global Emerging Markets FX Strategist, Credit Suisse AG
  *Mario I. Blejer, Vice Chairman, Banco Hipotecario
  *Ric Deverell, Managing Director, Global Head of FX, Commodities and Asian
    Strategy, Credit Suisse
  *John J. Hardy, Head of FX Strategy, Saxo Bank
  *David Hauner, Head of EMEA Fixed Income Strategy and Economics, Bank of
    America Merrill Lynch Global Research
  *Geoffrey Kendrick, Head of G10 FX Strategy, EMEA, Nomura Alternative Asset
  *Peter Kinsella, Senior FX Strategist, Commerzbank AG
  *Valentin Marinov, Director, Head of European G10 Strategy, CitiFX
  *Allan von Mehren, Chief Analyst, Head of International Macro, Danske Bank
  *Geoffrey Yu, Senior FX Strategist, UBS Investment Bank

Saxo Capital Markets is a sponsor of the conference.

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About Saxo Capital Markets

Saxo Capital Markets UK Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Saxo Bank A/S,
the parent company of the Saxo Bank Group, an international financial services
group specialising in trading and investment across global financial markets.
Saxo Bank has operated in the UK since March 2006, initially as a branch of
Saxo Bank A/S and since 1 January, 2012 as Saxo Capital Markets UK Limited.

Saxo Capital Markets UK offers private investors online trading and investment
in FX, CFDs, ETFs, Stocks, Futures, Options and other derivatives. Saxo
Capital Markets UK also offers online trading services to a broad
institutional client base including Hedge Funds, Introducing Brokers and Money
Managers through our award-winning trading platform SaxoTrader, SaxoWebTrader
and SaxoMobileTrader and Saxo’s B2B/API services.

Additionally a large base of Banks, Brokers, Asset and Money managers, utilise
our award winning white label solutions, in order to provide their clients
with access to all or some of our trading platforms and associated liquidity.

Find out more about FX Trading opportunities with Saxo Capital Markets.


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