MIG Bank participates at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum


Chief Economist of Switzerland’s largest bank specialized in online Forex trading to discuss Europe’s crisis in televised debate


MIG Bank participates at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum

Chief Economist of Switzerland’s largest bank specialized in online Forex trading to discuss Europe’s crisis in televised debate


Lausanne, Switzerland and St. Petersburg, Russia – 20 June, 2013 – MIG Bank today announced the participation of its Chief Economist, Dr. Luciano Jannelli, at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum 2013.


Dr. Jannelli has been invited by Andrey Belousov, Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, to speak in a debate on the topic of EUROPEAN FISSURES: TAKING THE HARD DECISIONS TO END THE CRISIS. The debate, taking place on June 20 at 4:00 pm local time, will focus on the best ways to end the ongoing economic crisis in Europe and the associated consequences and costs.

Dr. Jannelli is responsible for delivering insight on financial markets, macro-economic trends and investment strategy to MIG Bank and its clients. An eminent economist with a PhD. in Economics from Columbia University, Dr. Jannelli began his career at the World Bank and has more than 20 years of senior research and management experience gained in Swiss private banks. At the SPIEF, Dr. Jannelli will also discuss geo-economic issues impacting how the EU is viewed as an economic counterpart.

Join the debate

You are invited to discuss the issues with Dr. Jannelli and a panel of experts during the live-streamed debate on June 20 at 4pm Moscow-time. You can post questions in advance or during the event on Twitter using @LucianoJannelli.

The session will be moderated by Nic Gowing, award-winning BBC World News anchorman, and will also include the following panelists:

Sir Suma Chakrabarti
, President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Jim Cowles, Chief Executive Officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Citi
Luciano Jannelli, Chief Economist, MIG Bank
Emma Marcegaglia, Incoming President, BUSINESSEUROPE
Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Peter Siyarto, Secretary of State Office of the Prime Minister of Hungary
Alexei Yakovitsky, Chief Executive Officer, VTB Capital


About MIG Bank

MIG Bank is the largest bank in Switzerland specialised in providing online foreign exchange (FX), contracts for difference (CFDs) and precious metal trading, as well as an expanding range of banking services to private and institutional clients in over 120 countries worldwide. MIG Bank commits to offering the highest quality of service, security of funds, latest technology and deep liquidity together with a unique, fully transparent trading model for FX trading that guarantees best price execution. MIG Bank’s team of financial and economic experts provides premium technical analysis and research reports in multiple languages for its clients on a daily basis. In addition, MIG Bank delivers world class business partnership solutions for banks, financial institutions and brokers through its white label, asset manager and business finder programmes

MIG Bank is regulated and supervised by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA), and is ISO-certified for Quality Management & Information Technology Security Standards (9001 and 27001), offering the highest level of integrity and transparency to traders.

MIG Bank is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, and has a representation office in Zurich and subsidiaries in London and Hong Kong: MIG Capital (Europe) Ltd and MIG Capital Asia Limited. The group employs 130 people representing 53 nationalities and speaking +25 languages.

Find out more at www.migbank.com.

About the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum

The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) is a leading international economic and business forum held annually in Russia. The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum was established in 1997. Since 2006, the SPIEF is held under the patronage of the President of the Russian Federation. The Organising Committee of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum is chaired by the Minister for Economic Development of the Russian Federation, with input on the programme and activities coming from a community of major international and Russian business leaders. Over the past five years the Forum has transformed into a leading global business event, attracting over 4000 Russian and international participants, representing government and business leaders from around the world, joined by leading voices from academia, the media, and civil society. More than 5,000 participants from +100 countries attended the Forum in 2012. SPIEF gathers the world’s leading decision makers to identify and deliberate the key challenges facing emerging markets and growth economies, Russia and the world, and engage communities to find common purpose and establish frameworks to forge solutions.

SPIEF 2013 will focus on Finding Resolve to Build the New Global Economy. The event will provide a unique platform for global leaders to engage with their peers in finding solutions to the most pressing

issues affecting the world today: political challenges, the fragility of the global economic recovery, the economic and social fractures emanating from the crisis, the importance of capitalizing on new emerging opportunities and the ongoing shifting power equations. Visit www.forumspb.com.

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