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Foreign Exchange Market Leaders Will Convene at Bloomberg Summit

October 16, 2012

LONDON — Foreign exchange (FX) leaders will gather in London
at Bloomberg’s annual FX12 Summit to explore the key social,
political and regulatory factors driving the future of the
currencies market on October 16 at Bloomberg LP’s European

The Summit will examine how the Euro-crisis and regulation
will shape the outlook for the global FX market, featuring a
keynote address by Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM)
Chairman, Jim O’Neill. Additionally, there will be a series of
panel debates exploring issues from protectionism to global
economic imbalances to the impact of new technologies on the
market’s evolution.

Contributors to the programme will include Pimco Europe’s Head
of European FX, Dr. Thomas Kressin, Currency Wars author,
James G. Rickards, Former Federal Reserve Senior Economist,
Antulio N. Bomfim and Managing Director and Head of Global FX
Strategy at J.P. Morgan, John Normand.

Tod Van Name, Bloomberg’s Global Head of FX, Economics and
Commodities, will kick-off the day with welcome remarks.
Industry leaders and expert commentators sharing their
perspectives on the market over the course of the programme
will include:

-Jørgen Elmeskov, Deputy Chief Economist and Director of the
Policy Studies Branch, Economics Department, Organisation for
Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

-Maria Heiden, Investment Advisory, Currency & Commodity
Overlay, Berenberg Bank

-Frances Hudson, Global Thematic Strategist, Standard Life
Investments Ltd

-Hans-Guenter Redeke, Managing Director and Global Head, FX
Strategy, Morgan Stanley

-Robert M. Sinche, Managing Director and Global Head, FX
Strategy, RBS Securities Inc.

-Simon Sole, Chief Executive Officer, Exclusive Analysis

-Thomas J. Sowanick, Co-President & Chief Investment Officer,
Omnivest Group, LLC

This Summit is one in a series Bloomberg hosts around the
world on the state of the FX markets. The Bloomberg FX Summit
in New York will take place on November 15.

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About Bloomberg Foreign Exchange

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analytics, communication and trading tools through the
Bloomberg Professional service, a software platform used by
more than 310,000 business and financial professionals
globally. Bloomberg’s multi-bank trading platform, FXGO,
delivers commission-free electronic trading with liquidity
sourced from more than 230 leading providers. Bloomberg FX
allows clients – from financial institutions to central banks
to corporations – to make more informed decisions on their
trading strategies and risk management.

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