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Wed, 19 Oct


Capital Tower, Level 9 Auditorium

Financial Symposium (V)

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Financial Symposium (V)
Financial Symposium (V)

Time & Location

19 Oct 2022, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Capital Tower, Level 9 Auditorium, 168 Robinson Rd, Singapore 068912

About the Event


By BlackRock (on Healthscience sector)

BlackRock sees a new world of higher macro and market volatility. Central banks are responding with aggressive rate hikes to contain inflation that is rooted in production constraints, but BlackRock sees the Fed ultimately living with higher inflation as it sees the effect of its rate hikes on growth and jobs. It is important to stay nimble in finding investment opportunities in today’s uncertain markets. Hear from BlackRock as they discuss the opportunities they are seeing in the healthcare equity sector globally.

By Franklin Templeton (on Technology sector)

Technology remains as one of our focus areas for 2022. The pandemic hastened a digital transformation inertia that has shown no signs of slowing down.  We believe that the crisis was the beginning of our society’s digital transformation. The events over the past few years helped to accelerate investments in “work from home,” cyber security, workflow automation, remote healthcare, and omni-channel commerce technologies. Consumers will continue to embrace new commerce tools and switch preference to digitally augmented experiences. With the accelerated adoption of technology-related hardware and software, we believe digital transformation will have a long-term positive impact on the broader market and accelerate from 2022 and beyond.

Join us, Franklin Templeton, in uncovering the key drivers for continued growth in the Technology sector, the potential headwinds, and how Franklin Technology Fund continues to unearth attractive opportunities for investors in the long-term.

Guest Speaker's Bio:

Timothy Quek (Associate, Member of the BlackRock Singapore Client Business Team)

Timothy Kwek, Associate, is a member of the BlackRock Singapore Client Business Team within BlackRock's APAC Wealth Group. He is responsible for client servicing, and providing support to the sales team's initiatives and client deliverables. He is also responsible for maintaining client relationship and business development across online platforms, selected private banks and financial advisory firms.

Prior joining BlackRock, he was an intern at OCBC's capital markets financial institutions team. He provided analysis of the regional bank's business processes and needs. He liaised with external vendors to execute and solidify business initiatives. Timothy has also completed an internship with Maybank in their compliance department where he reviewed and vetted marketing materials and prospectus. Timothy graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Economics majoring in Finance and Financial Economics.

Eugene Lau (Vice President, Southeast Asia Financial Institutions, Franklin Templeton)

Eugene Lau is part of Franklin Templeton’s Financial Institutions team, managing retail distribution channels. Eugene has over 15 years of Asset Management industry experience, predominantly in Retail Business Development and Client Servicing.

He was previously with UOB Asset Management (2021 to 2022), Legg Mason (2019 to 2020), Allianz Global Investors (2013 to 2019) and Aberdeen Asset Management (2007 to 2013). During the foundation years in his career, he performed Business Control and Operational Risk Management. Eugene graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Business from the University of London.


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