Economic Outlook 2021: Investing at the Right Time and Sector

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17
Mar 2021

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

SIDC LAMS

Speakers : Dr. Mohd Afzanizam Abdul Rashid | Prof. Dr. Sanjay Rampal | Ahmad Shahizam Mohd Shariff | Tehmina Kaoosji

5 CPE

MYR 350 *Fee is not inclusive of 6% SST

Economic Outlook 2021: Investing at the Right Time and Sector

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected the world’s socioeconomic landscape. In many countries, workers lose their jobs, factories and stores are being shut down while thousands of people have either died and/or hospitalised due to this deadly virus.

During the early stage of the pandemic, the World Bank Group has forecasted a 5.2 percent contraction in global GDP. Given the forecast, where should the investors and players of the capital market focus in 2021? Which sectors would be appealing to invest in?

Programme Objective

This programme will provide insights into the global and Malaysian economy pre and post Covid-19 pandemic. It will focus on the different business sectors’ performance, changes in investment asset pool around the world following the current state of the pandemic while uncovering potential thriving sectors in this phenomena.

Mode

Live Webinar

Target Audience

Individual 

Directors, PR & Communications staff, BCP teams, Risk Officers, Company Secretaries, Partners of Firms, C-Suites, Lawyers, Accountants, Corporate Consultants, Capital Markets Services Representative’s License Holders, Professionals undertaking corporate advisory work, Financial Controllers, Head of Compliance, Head of Legal, Sustainability Officers, Internal Auditors

Institutions 

Public Listed Companies (PLCs), Legal Firms, Consultancy Firms, Accounting Firms, Fund Management Companies, Stockbroking Firms, Investment Banks

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Recognise the impact of Covid-19 to businesses and financial markets across various sectors
  • Describe the biggest winner and biggest loser from the Covid-19 pandemic based on economics sectors and asset classes
  • Analyse potential sectors and asset classes to invest in 2021
  • Discuss key events which could transform 2021 economy, investment ecosystem, financial infrastructure and social landscape

 

 

 

10.00 am – 12.00 pm

2020 in Review

  • Covid-19’s impact: Overview of economy, stocks market, labour market
  • Biggest winner and biggest loser: Performance of various economic sectors and asset classes
  • Capital market – Pandemic mitigation measures
  • Insulating the economy with stimulus package with impact
  • Business operational resilience and digital acceleration 

2021: Glimmer of Hope

  • Potential sectors and asset classes to invest in 2021
  • Key events to look out for in 2021: Roll-out of Covid-19 vaccine, trade wars
  • Bidenomics: What major changes can we expect and how will it impact Asia and ASEAN markets

About the Speaker

Dr. Mohd Afzanizam Abdul Rashid

Chief Economist, Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd

Prof. Dr. Sanjay Rampal A/L Lekhraj Rampal

Professor of Epidemiology & Public Health Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya

Ahmad Shahizam Mohd Shariff

President & Managing Director, KPJ Healthcare Bhd

Tehmina Kaoosji

Independent Broadcast Journalist

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*The SIDC reserves the right to amend the programme as deemed appropriate without prior notice

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