Spearheading learning in the banking industry, National Bank of Oman (NBO) recently hosted its latest virtual seminar, entitled ‘Hunting for Yield: Global Bond Markets Review and Outlook’.
Led by Georgios Costa Georgiou, global head of fixed income product specialist at Allianz Global Investors, one of the world’s leading active assets managers, the session offered expert perspectives on trends and opportunities in the global economy and markets for the medium-term future.
It was part of a series of virtual events the bank has held in recent months, providing timely investment insights on a wide range of financial topics, a press release said.
Yaseen Hassan al Lawati, head of investment banking division at NBO, said, “At NBO we are always working on our commitment to being the ‘bank of choice’, building on our relationships with our clients and stakeholders, while driving the wider vision of the sultanate’s sustainable prosperity. Through our frequent virtual events, we continue to keep them ahead of the curve, providing a unique glimpse into today’s most pertinent financial topics from the industry’s most influential minds. These events have become increasingly popular and a trusted resource for insights, expertise, and tactics to protect investments, especially given the uncertainties of a global pandemic.”
The topics covered during the session included gross domestic product growth expectations for 2020-21; developed markets and emerging markets – interest rate and inflation perspectives; and yield expectations across investment grade and high yield securities.