Our current finance industry is information-rich and most data such as economic indicators, FX rates, interest rates, bond prices can easily be downloaded through various information portals.

These data are necessary for one to conduct financial modelling, analyses and valuation, primarily for strategic risk taking and portfolio management.


Thomson Reuters Deepak Verma (Head of Deals & Private Equity, Content Specialists, Content Analytics & Valuation Services, Financial Risk)

talked about this “Big Open Linked Data World” of data processing and its applications in the finance industry at the 2nd Philippine Junior Finance and Investment Summit.

Q&A session was moderated by Nicolas Devanadera, CFA VP Finance Filcon Trading Corp. ‪#‎jrfinancesummit2‬

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Learn from his two decades experience as financial analyst and business owner. Andrew has created a simple, easy to understand, comprehensive way to get any management team focused on the financial measures that matter. Andrew Stotz, CFA has lived in Thailand since 1992 and has been a university lecturer and equity analyst since 1993. He graduated with a BS. in finance and an MBA from California State University. Andrew was a strategist for Maybank Kim Eng Securities (Thailand) and previously was the head of research at CLSA Thailand. As a stock market analyst since 1993 Andrew has written thousands of pages of equity strategy and company research. He has spent the last six years managing research teams in Thailand and has written strategy regularly during that time. He was voted #1 analyst in Thailand in the Asiamoney Brokers Poll 2009 and 2008 and also was voted #1 analyst in Thailand in the 2009 Institutional Investor Magazine All-Asia Research Team Report. Meanwhile his research team at CLSA Thailand was voted number one in both of the above surveys and also in the 2009 Greenwich client survey. Andrew has been a part time lecturer in finance for 19 years at various universities in Thailand. Additionally he is vice president of the CFA Society of Thailand. Andrew is the finance director and co-owner of CoffeeWorks Co. Ltd., Thailand’s leading specialty coffee roaster since 1995. Make My company financially world class (8/15/2016) - If you want to Make Your Company Financially World Class, attend The Society Events' seminar by Mr. Andrew Stotz, Ph.D, CFA CEO, September 28-29, 2016 l 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Holiday Inn Manila Galleria
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