MUFG Global Macro Outlook

  • 14 Dec 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Online Virtual Presentation (Webex)


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MUFG Global Macro Outlook

A Brief 2021 Review and Looking Ahead Into 2022

Please join us as George Goncalves, Head of U.S. Macro Strategy at MUFG presents a brief 2021 review and looks ahead into 2022. 

This session will cover a brief review of 2021 that includes; U.S. Policy Responses (Fed and Fiscal Changes), U.S. Economy Review (Growth, Jobs and Inflation) and Global Key Developments (including Canada, Japan and the rest of the world).

Looking ahead in 2022, George will discuss base-case risks to the U.S. macro outlook, highlight synchronized central bank policies (but in an unsynchronized world) and a special focus on Fed Policy in 2022 (tapering/hikes). 

 George Concalves
 Head of U.S. Macro Strategy

An industry veteran with more than 20 years on the sell-side and buy-side, George joined MUFG in April 2021 as head of U.S. Macro Strategy with a mandate to formulate U.S. Fixed Income views, drive market strategy thought leadership, and actionable trade ideas for clients. He focuses on rates, MBS, credit, the Fed/global central bank policy, U.S. dollar funding dynamics and all things macro-related.

George spent nearly a decade at Nomura Securities, first as the chief U.S. Rates Strategist and later as the Head of U.S. Fixed Income Strategy. Over his tenure at Nomura, he oversaw teams of analysts covering U.S. rates, U.S. credit and emerging market rates.

Prior to that, George was the Head of Fixed Income Strategy at Cantor Fitzgerald and a senior research analyst at both Morgan Stanley and Bank of America. He started his career in the Fixed Income markets on the buy side at the formerly known Merrill Lynch Asset Management division in institutional separate accounts, analyzing and co-managing portfolios of Treasuries, repo, short-term credit and MBS as an assistant portfolio management analyst.

Earlier in his career, George was voted one of the Top 20 Rising Stars in Fixed Income by Institutional Investor in 2007. Throughout his career he has been an active guest on Bloomberg TV and CNBC, as well as a quoted source in various financial media outlets.

Professionally, he has worked with many debt issuers and has an established wide network of institutional investors from FX reserve managers, Bank Treasurers, real money and macro hedge funds.

George received his joint degree in Finance/Economics and Political Science from Rutgers University’s School of Management.

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world’s leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with over 360 years of history, MUFG has a global network with approximately 2,500 locations in more than 50 countries. The Group has about 170,000 employees and offers services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. The Group aims to “be the world’s most trusted financial group” through close collaboration among our operating companies and flexibly respond to all of the financial needs of our customers, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world. MUFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York stock exchanges. For more information, visit Homepage | MUFG Americas

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