The U forum – the first sharing sessions in financial field, organized by the UCL Alumni Shanghai Club, was successfully launched in Shanghai Yitai Restaurant on 9th April. UCL alumni Sasa, Clark and Cambridge alumnus Victor were invited as guests to give speeches, and more than fifty alumnus attended the event.
The event started with the warm host greetings from our UCL host Vivien and she introduced the guests. Around the theme of the event that Investment opportunities in the condition of interest rate increasing led by Federal Reserve, Sasa firstly talked about the background of the interest rate increasing and how various types of assets were affected under the circumstances.
Based on the state-owned bank’s perspective, she analyzed the challenges banks might face, and made investment advices to correspond. The next, Clarks shared his own observations and views of the changes in foreign exchange policy, the impact of cross-border strategic investment and venture capital investment in primary market.
Finally, Victor recalled the historical performances of different kinds of assets in the interest increasing cycle in the secondary market. He also gave his advices of investment on A-share market in 2017.
In the Q & A session, alumni enthusiastically asked questions about the cross-border transactions, asset allocation and risk evasion, etc. According to their own experience and specialty, the guests shared everything they knows without reserve.
The event ended in free net-working with the tasty afternoon tea.
We are very grateful to UCL alumnus Kevin Tang for his strong support for this event. Also, we are looking forward to seeing you join in our future events!
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