Are Safe Havens Safe?
|Dates||Fri. June 21, 2013||Time||19:00 - 20:30|
|Targets||CFA Society of Japan Members / Candidate Members / CFA Candidates / All others|
|Panelists||Mr. Robert I. Webb (Paul Tudor Jones II Research Professor at the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia, Editor of the Journal of Futures Markets)|
|Organizer||CFA Society Japan|
Crises and sudden changes in risk appetite prompt periodic flights to safety and quality. This presentation discusses whether traditional safe havens such as gold, the Swiss franc, U.S. dollar and U.S. Treasury bonds are that safe. Numerous examples are given to illustrate key points.