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Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on Global Financial Markets - NUBS Malaysia Masterclass Series 2020

Webinar via MS Teams
Thursday 9th July 2020 (19:00-20:30)

For any queries, please contact Ms. Leong Choy Wan at

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This Masterclass will discuss the Asian Development Bank’s Outlook for 2020 (and revision), issues pertaining to the immediate disruption of economic activities, impacts on most vulnerable sectors and ASEAN’s responses, forecasting and headroom (cash flow management), working capital and supply chain management, the way forward for investment and stock markets, new financial instruments emerging post COVID-19, and investment strategies in a volatile market.

This event is free and open to alumni and invited guests. Places are limited so please RSVP by 6 July using the online registration link.


Speaker’s Profile

Speaker: Professor Malick Sy, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

Professor Malick Sy has had over 20 years of experience in financial consulting and advisory, as well as fund management, and academic research. Dr Sy has been the Managing Director and Principal of his Hedge Fund based in Singapore, with offices in Kuala Lumpur and the Middle East. He has been a Principal Consultant and Director of Risk Management of Bursa Malaysia, and a member of the Singapore Exchange (SGX) Corporate Advisory Committee (SGX-DT). Dr Sy has consulted with financial institutions across Europe (e.g. BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, ING Bank, Credit Suisse, UBS), Asia (e.g. DBS, UOB, OCBC, Maybank, Affin Bank, AmBank, Thai Farmers Bank, VietinBank, ICBC, Construction Bank of China), and Australia (ANZ and ASX). Dr Sy is a Professor of Finance at RMIT University, in Melbourne, Australia, as well as a Visiting Professor of Finance at the City University of New York (USA). 



Time  Description
7:00pm  Welcome Remarks
  • Dr Angelina Yee, Director of Executive Education, Nottingham University Business School Malaysia
7:15pm  Masterclass
  • Professor Malick Sy, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
8:00pm  Q&A


 About the NUBS Malaysia Masterclass Series

Organised by NUBS Malaysia Executive Education, the NUBS Malaysia Masterclass Series 2020 provides a platform to connect the university community, alumni and industry partners in engaging sessions with thought leaders on contemporary business ideas and challenges.

Find out more about other Masterclasses in the 2020 Series




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