In Australia recently, 800 high school students and their teachers attended the 6th annual UBS HSC Economics Day, one of UBS's many educational initiatives.
The UBS HSC Economics Day is designed to inform and help Year 12 HSC students develop their understanding of a wide range of topics facing the economy ultimately to assist them in their final school examinations.
Guy Fowler, Vice Chairman, Corporate Client Solutions (CCS) opened the day and shared some personal insights with regard to the finance industry. Scott Haslem, UBS Chief Economist, discussed key trends occurring in global economies and how they affect the domestic economy in Australia and Dr Michael Plumb, Deputy Chief Economist at the Reserve Bank of Australia presented on current Australian Monetary Policy Issues. Other presenters included Tim Riley, Director of Economics Literacy Centre, Joakim Tiberg, Global Macro Strategist, UBS and Tracey McNaughton, Head of Investment Strategy, UBS Asset Management.
Scott Haslem, UBS Chief Economist, UBS Australasia presents
Global & Australian Economic Outlook
Joakim Tiberg, Global Macro Strategist, UBS Australasia presents
Impact of the 2016 / 17 Federal Budget
Tracey McNaughton, Head of Investment Strategy, UBS Asset Management Presents
Financial markets and economic issues in the news
Tim Riley, Director of Economics Literacy Centre presents
HSC Economics Examination Technique in 2016