Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) has appointed Jeff Ng as head of Asia macro strategy for its global markets and treasury business.
Based in Singapore, Ng formulates and disseminates views on Asian macro, currency and rates markets, with a focus on Australia, India and the Asean region. He is responsible for recommending trade ideas and delivering SMBC’s Asia macro strategy to our clients globally.
Ng joins SMBC with over 14 years of experience, including roles at Deutsche Bank and Standard Chartered where he covered global markets as a strategist. He also worked with leading industry market makers and research institutes where his focus was on Asia, China, and Singapore.
In this newly created role, Ng will work closely with Ryota Abe, SMBC’s Asia economist and the global economist team to analyze FX and rates to identify investment opportunities.