Sri Lanka investment conference to assess 2021 unknowns

ECONOMYNEXT – Asia Securities, a Colombo-based investment and wealth management firm said it is hosting a Sri Lanka investment conference which will give guidance for to investors on post-Covid investment outlook in 2021.

“We continuously try to understand our clients’ biggest concerns,” Asia Securities Chairman Dumith Fernando said in a statement.

“While they look ahead optimistically to a 2021 recovery, there are many unknowns that will affect business and investment decisions.

“This year’s Asia Securities Sri Lanka Investment Conference aims to address the dilemmas our clients are grappling with by exploring the root causes of a possible recovery and what global and local indicators they should follow.”

Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Minister of Money & Capital Market and Social Enterprise Reform be the keynote speaker.

He will also joint a panel discussion on the policy and financial sector priorities for 2021.

Muhammad Yunus of Bangladesh will speak on taking a creative approach to rejuvenate low and middle-income countries in a post-pandemic world.

Jonathan Wilmot, Founder of WilmotML and former Head of Macro Research and Global Strategist at at Credit Suisse will share his global market outlook.

Mattias Martinsson, Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Tundra Fonder AB, a Swedish-based investment fund will discuss challenges and opportunities in investing in frontier markets. Tundra is an investor in Sri Lanka.

NeelikaMalavige, Professor of Immunology and Molecular Medicine at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Ravindra Ranna-Eliya, Executive Director of the Institute for Health Policy and Dushni Weerakoon, Executive Director of the Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka will speak on the Covid-19 pandemic and its economic implications.

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Also participating will be Krishan Balendra, Chairman of John Keells Holdings, Nanda Fernando, Managing Director of Sampath Bank and Kasturi Chellaraj Wilson, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Hemas Holdings.

Asia Securities Research Co-Heads Lakshini Fernando and Naveed Majid will present a 2021 Economic and equity market outlook.

The ‘Sri Lanka Investment Conference’ styled event is held for the fourth successive year. It will be held from December 15 to 17. Participation is by registration. Email: [email protected]

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