2013 Global Economic Outlook Presentation

May 14, 2013

PJS Law in partnership with LGT Bank hosted a presentation on the Global Economic Outlook by Simon Grose-Hodge. Simon is the Head of Investment Strategy of LGT Bank based in Singapore and has 25 years of experience in Treasury markets in Europe, the Americas and Asia, primarily focusing on foreign exchange and fixed income. His career started with Morgan Grenfell in London, before moving on to the Royal Bank of Canada in Toronto. In 1994 he moved out to Asia and has worked in both Singapore and Hong Kong for Deutsche Bank and HSBC. After a stint in journalism as an editor for Bloomberg News and Television, he switched to the world of private banking, joining LGT Bank in Liechtenstein as an investment strategist. Simon is also a regular interviewee in Bloomberg and CNBC.

Simon said that the Philippine market is very strong but could lead to a correction soon because of the fast pace of growth. He also suggested investing in US equities especially the health care and technology sector.