CFA Institute Take 15 Series: 10-15 minute interviews with leading practitioners on timely topics in market and credit risk as well as ethics. CFA Institute is a global membership organization that awards the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designation. CFA Institute leads the investment industry by setting the highest standards of ethics and professional excellence and vigorously advocating fair and transparent capital markets.

Ronald G. Layard-Liesching, chairman and founder, Mountain Pacific Group, a firm dedicated to risk management, quantitative finance, and currency investing discusses the current interrelationship of currencies with financial markets, and a particularly troubling scenario for which most investors are unprepared. Here is an overview of the points covered: 

•  How currency markets dwarf all other markets

•  How the size of currency markets is driving the performance of all other financial markets

•  How central bankers of non-reserve countries can deal with the current "currency wars"

•  How to rehabilitate currency markets beyond just ending QE

•  What China must do for the renminbi to attain reserve currency status

•  The effort to de-dollarize the oil markets

•  Concerns about blockchain currency technology

•  The one potentially deadly scenario investors are not discounting

The Take 15 Series is a series of short interviews with leading practitioners on timely topics focused on the investment profession.

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Direct download: CFA_Institute_T15_273.mp3
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