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2 Decades On: Perspectives From The Asian Financial Crisis - Hong Kong

New Risks and Opportunities Take Shape

July marks the 20th anniversary of the start of the Asian Financial Crisis. The flotation of the Thai baht in July 1997 set in motion a series of external and banking shocks that engulfed the region and spread to emerging markets worldwide. In the run-up to the crisis, obvious dangers were overlooked.

Are today's risks similarly being disregarded? At the same time, are there new opportunities surfacing?

Mark 12 September on your calendar for a complimentary forum where S&P Global Market Intelligence and S&P Global Ratings speakers will provide a look back at the Asian Financial Crisis and offer insights on lessons learned and identify risks and opportunities going forward.

Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, S&P Global Ratings will provide the keynote address -- Asia Pacific 20 Years after the Crisis.

Additional specialists will provide brief presentations on a range of topics that are sure to be of interest to all attendees, including the following:

  • Asia-Pacific Banking 2017 vs 1997 - Familiar Plot But, Different Actors 20 Years Down The Road?
  • The Unrated Banking Sector And Real Estate Linkages

There will also be concurrent break-out sessions where you will have an opportunity to delve deeper into topics such as:

  • Evolution of Capital Markets And Deal Activity Since The Asian Financial Crisis
  • Asset Bubbles: What Can We Learn From Past Crashes?
  • The Opening Of Chinese Equity Markets

View our detailed agenda and speakers line up here.

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