Brexit: What happens now? Webconference

With just over four months to go until the deadline for the UK to leave the EU, Karen Ward, Chief Market Strategist for EMEA and formerly Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers to Philip Hammond, assesses the lay of the land.

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Nov 29, 2018
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With just over four months to go until the deadline for the UK to leave the EU, Karen Ward, Chief Market Strategist for EMEA and formerly Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers to Philip Hammond, assesses the lay of the land. Karen draws on the insight she gained in her previous role, in which her responsibilities included advising on the Chancellor on Brexit, to discuss recent developments in the negotiations, the future of the withdrawal bill as it progresses through parliament, and the implications for investors. Recorded 26 November 2018.

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Karen Ward

Chief Strategist for EMEA, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Karen Ward, Managing Director, is the Chief Strategist for EMEA for J.P. Morgan Asset Management. She delivers insight into the economy and financial markets to thousands of professional investors across the UK, Europe and globally. Karen has considerable experience in both public policymaking and economic and financial analysis. She started her career at the Bank of England providing supporting analysis for the Monetary Policy Committee. She joined HSBC Global Banking and Markets in 2006 as Chief UK Economist. She was promoted to Senior Global Economist where her work included The World in 2050 - an analysis of the structural changes affecting the global economy and the rise of the emerging economies. Karen was appointed Chief European Economist in 2014. In 2016 she was appointed Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers for the Chancellor of the Exchequer. In this role she advised the Chancellor on macroeconomic issues including fiscal strategy and Brexit. Karen has a Masters with Distinction in Economics from University College London.

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