Gilles Moëc is a Managing Director and head of Developed Europe Economics at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, based in London.
Gilles rejoined the firm in November 2014 from Deutsche Bank, where most recently he was the chief European Economist, responsible for analysis and projection of macroeconomic and financial developments in Developed Europe. His team was recently ranked No. 2 in the 2017 Institutional Investor All-Europe Fixed-Income Research Survey for Economics.
Prior to that, he was at BofA Merrill Lynch as a senior European Economist between 2006 and 2009 during which time the two companies combined. He previously worked in a variety of economist positions at Banque de France, heading their International Macroeconomics Division between 2004 and 2006.
Gilles graduated from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris in 1991.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
09:00 AM – 10:15AM
Royal Lancaster London
Against a backdrop of protectionism and populism, the risks facing today’s global economy extend further than shifts in the financial markets. The tensions related to international trade between the US and China – the world’s two largest economies - are rising, while Europe’s growth rate is expected to slow, exacerbated by the uncertainty provided by Brexit and broader political instability. Will the increase in downside risks hasten the end of this economic cycle? What will be the effect of the reaction against globalisation from populist movements in the markets? What will be the impact on financial markets, including real estate?