Outlook – Navigation 2019

On January 23, 2019, the Country CEO of Commerzbank Brussels Branch, Martin Keller, welcomed around 80 participants to the annual Outlook event, in a new venue, at La Chaufferie in Brussels.

Dr Jörg Krämer, Chief Economist of Commerzbank AG, elaborated on the potential effects on the market in 2019 of rising protectionism, the current trade war between the USA and China. He focused on questions regarding the outcome of Brexit, the budget deficit in Italy and the potential interest rate hikes by the European Central Bank.

Reinhard Haas, Global Head Debt Capital Markets Loans of Commerzbank AG, also explained how capital markets will react in these changing times.

After the question and answer session, the participants were invited to a networking walking dinner.

Jörg Krämer: “Will the global economy weather the storm”

Reinhard Haas: “Capital Markets in 2019”