September 20, 2018 | Hong Kong

Futures Forward

Join expert traders to learn winning strategies and gain an edge in today’s volatile investment climate.

Through main-stage discussions and presentations, Bloomberg will leverage the full power of its exclusive data and insights to explain current trends in the market and how to combat volatility with hedging strategies, with a specific focus on what the predictive nature of futures can mean to your overall portfolio.

This complimentary evening event will conclude with a lively networking reception where attendees can continue the conversation with peers.

September 20 - Thursday

6:00 pm

Registration & Networking

6:25 pm

Welcoming Remarks

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6:30 pm

Opening Remarks

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6:40 pm

Futures Forward: Looking Ahead to the Next Big Trades

We sit down with one of Hong Kong’s most innovative, successful and risk-aware traders for a look at where the next big opportunities may be coming from and how to capture them.


In conversation with

7:00 pm

Trade Spotlight: The Future of Commodities

As trade tensions batter commodities overall, some types are resisting the bears. One of Asia’s leading commodity traders shares their unique insight into a successful trade and the best way to mitigate price risk.

Presentation from

7:20 pm

Trade Spotlight: Strategies for Success in Equities

From an S&P 500 bull market that could run to 2020, to a potential emerging market rally triggered by more than $7 trillion in stocks sliding into bear territory in July, an equity expert shows us how to ride the markets and trade your way to success.

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7:40 pm

Bloomberg Intelligence: What are the Futures Markets Telling Us?

From stocks to energy, metals and Bitcoin, there's a futures vehicle for hedging that can increase traders liquidity, while giving them leverage; helping them to add alpha in an efficient way. This presentation focuses on the indications futures markets are providing for the future.

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7:55 pm

Strategies to Navigate the Storm

We find out how leading traders deploy different strategies, techniques and futures contracts to stay ahead in today’s volatile markets.


In conversation with

8:20 pm

Closing Remarks & Networking

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9:00 pm

Event Concludes


Alvin Fan

Director & CEO OPIM

Benjamin Fuchs

CEO & CIO BFAM Partners

Daryl Guppy

Founder & Director

Olaf Kasten

Co-Founder and Managing Partner Ophir Partners Limited

Max Rybinski

Founder Central Trading Academy

Julie Winkler

Chief Commercial Officer CME Group

Mike McGlone

Senior Commodity Analyst Bloomberg Intelligence

Rishaad Salamat

Anchor Bloomberg Television

Mark Dawson

Editor, Asia Pacific Bloomberg Live


As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group is the world comes to manage risk. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural products and metals. Around the world, CME Group brings buyers and sellers together through its CME Globex® electronic trading platform. CME Group also operates one of the world’s leading central counterparty clearing providers through CME Clearing, which offer clearing and settlement services across asset classes for exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives. CME Group’s products and services ensure that businesses around the world can effectively manage risk and achieve growth.