Disruptors Today and Tomorrow: COVID-19, Climate Change, Debt and Geopolitics

This live virtual research event hosted by Franklin Templeton Investment Solutions (FTIS) brought together experts from across Franklin Templeton’s various investment groups.

    Ed Perks, CFA

    Ed Perks, CFA Chief Investment Officer, Franklin Templeton Investment Solutions

    Gene Podkaminer, CFA

    Gene Podkaminer, CFA Head of Multi-Asset Research Strategies, Chair of Investment Strategy and Research Committee, Franklin Templeton Investment Solutions


    This live virtual research event hosted by Franklin Templeton Investment Solutions (FTIS), held on October 13–14, 2020, brought together experts from across Franklin Templeton’s various investment groups in four moderated panels, concluding with a chief investment officer (CIO) roundtable featuring several of the firm’s investment leaders. The panels are meant to focus on the medium- to long-term impact of a broad set of topics, ranging from what markets learned from COVID-19 to the global impact of the 2020 US presidential election to climate change implications.


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