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Equiti brings global economist Nouriel Roubini to address the outlook for the global economy

26 Aug 2020

Equiti Group, a progressive provider of multi-asset financial products, will sponsor one of the world’s best-known economists, Professor Nouriel Roubini, to address investors and fund managers on the 8th September at a webinar hosted by AIM Summit. AIM Summit is the leading alternative investment management platform for discussions on investment developments, global market conditions and the latest trends.

Roubini will share his insights on the short and medium-term outlook for the global economy and what lies ahead for investors, whether we can expect an anemic U-shaped, a quick V-shaped or a W-shaped double-dip recession, and what are the upside and downside risks for the global economy.

Addressing the International Monetary Fund in 2006, Roubini warned of the impending credit and housing market bubble and subsequent global recession. His predictions became a reality in 2008, with the bubble bursting and reverberating into a global financial crisis lasting well into the next decade.

As the world faces another financial crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, investors are keen to hear from global experts on how long this crisis will last. How long will the demand for safe-haven assets such as gold continue? These and many other questions will be addressed.

Iskandar Najjar, CEO of Equiti Group, said: “Equiti is honoured to bring a world-class and highly-regarded global economist and international advisor of Nouriel Roubini's stature to share his views on the pace of the global economic recovery.

“His insights will help investors with their investment decisions to minimise risks and maximise returns in this climate of market volatility and economic instability.

“Equiti is delighted to be sponsoring this very special AIM Summit event.”

Investors and fund managers are invited to register to attend the webinar presentation by Nouriel Roubini by clicking on The Short and Medium Term Outlook for the Global Economy

More about Nouriel Roubini:

Nouriel Roubini is a professor of economics at New York University’s Stern School of Business. He is also CEO of Roubini Macro Associates, a global macroeconomic consultancy firm in New York, as well as co-founder of Rosa & Roubini Associates based in London.

Dr. Roubini has extensive policy experience as well as broad academic credentials. He was co-founder and chairman of Roubini Global Economics from 2005 to 2016 – a firm whose website was named one of the best economics web resources by Business Week, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal and the Economist. From 1998 to 2000, he served as the senior economist for international affairs on the White House Council of Economic Advisors and was then the senior advisor to the undersecretary for international affairs at the US Treasury Department, helping to resolve the Asian and global financial crises, among other issues. The International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and numerous other prominent public and private institutions have drawn from his consulting expertise.

He has published numerous theoretical, empirical and policy papers on international macroeconomic issues and co-authored the books “Political Cycles: Theory and Evidence” (MIT Press, 1997), “Bailouts or Bail-ins? Responding to Financial Crises in Emerging Markets” (Institute for International Economics, 2004), and “Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance” (Penguin Press, 2010). Dr. Roubini’s views on global economic issues are widely cited by the media, and he is a frequent commentator on various business news programs. He has been the subject of extended profiles in the New York Times Magazine and other leading current-affairs publications. The Financial Times has also provided extensive coverage of Dr. Roubini’s perspectives.