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Dr. Mark Mobius discusses with Citibank customers in Greece on investment opportunities in emerging markets, in the context of Wealth Management activities.


Athens, October 17, 2013.

Citi Greece, dedicated to its strategic objective of further enhancing its Wealth Management proposition, has welcomed in Athens the world class fund manager Dr. Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group.

In the event held at the Hilton Athens Hotel, Citi customers had the opportunity to be updated by Dr. Mobius on "Developments in Emerging Markets" and discuss the investment opportunities offered. Dr. Mobius is one of the leading fund managers globally, specializing in emerging and new frontier markets, and is considered as a leading authority in his field. Dr. Mobius’ reply to an investor asking “When is it better to invest?" was that "Rising markets endure longer than falling ones, so the best time for anyone to invest is when he/she has the money to do it.". He also added «continuous, repeated investments can be a great choice for the investor."

Additionally, Citi, pursuing to enhance its customers’ service, organized on September 21st, for the first time in Greece, the «Next Generation Investment Camp». The event NextGen was an educational day for the children of Citigold clients on asset management principles, in a fun and stimulating learning environment that will set the stage, so that these young individuals are able to make the right financial decisions in the future. According to the Wealth Management Director of Citi, Mr. Gidon Kessel “Citi innovates with propositions that confirm its commitment for optimized services to its customers, sharing with them the knowledge that helps them in making investment decisions and protecting their wealth."

In the same approach, the event "Fundamentals of Wealth Management" was held on September 19th in Thessaloniki for Citigold customers. Customers received from the Research & Advice Head, Consumer Bank, Mr. Angelos Kallipolitis, advice on portfolio allocation, basic information on the different asset classes (bonds, shares, etc) as well as investments’ psychology.

Finally, the «Citibank Investment Forum V» will take place on the 19th of November, for the fifth consecutive year. The largest investment event of the year that has been firmly established, offers the opportunity to the Bank’s customers to listen to forecasts and views on the markets and financial tools, not only from Citi, but also from some of the largest, world-renowned investment firms with which it cooperates. The Citibank Investment Forum will be attended this year by more than 900 customers, with the participation of the investment firms BlackRock, Franklin Templeton, JP Morgan, Invesco, Pictet, Pioneer and Schroders.


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