--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--MUFG:
“be the world's most trusted financial group”
What: MUFG, one of the world’s largest banks, is hosting a media roundtable, featuring Global FX Economist, Derek Halpenny. Mr. Halpenny will discuss the many compelling economic issues confronting Canada in 2017, including what Canadians can expect from U.S. President-elect Trump and his new administration, as well as other economic matters vital to Canada such as oil/commodities, TPP and NAFTA.
Who: MUFG’s Derek Halpenny, one of the world’s leading global FX economists, will lead the roundtable discussion. Craig Gardner, the head of MUFG’s Canadian Wholesale Banking group, will host the event.
Why: From Trump to Brexit, momentous political, economic and social changes are taking place around the world. To provide insight as to how these events will affect the Canadian economy and business in Canada in 2017, one of the world’s leading economists, Derek Halpenny of MUFG, will engage journalists in a 60-minute, on-the-record discussion.
Who Should Attend: Journalists covering economics, business, or finance.
When: January 10, 2017 – 10am ET to 11am ET
Where: Royal Bank Plaza, South Tower, 200 Bay Street, Toronto, 18th floor
RSVP/Media Contact: Richard Brown at 416-865-8909, firstname.lastname@example.org
About MUFG in Canada
MUFG has had a presence in Canada since 1981, offering an extensive range of corporate banking products and services to local and global clients from the Atlantic to the Pacific. The bank covers a number of key industries including oil and gas, pipelines, power generation, automotive, transportation, and telecom. In addition to its base in Toronto, MUFG in Canada also has offices in Vancouver, Calgary, and Montreal.
About MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.)
MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.) is one of the world's leading financial groups, with total assets of approximately $2.9 trillion (USD) as of September 30, 2016. Headquartered in Tokyo and with approximately 350 years of history, MUFG is a global network with about 1,200 offices in nearly 50 countries. The Group has more than 140,000 employees and about 300 entities, offering services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. The Group's operating companies include Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (Japan's leading trust bank), and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd., one of Japan's largest securities firms. Through close partnerships among our operating companies, the Group aims to "be the world's most trusted financial group," flexibly responding to all of the financial needs or our customers, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world. MUFG's shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York (NYSE: MTU) stock exchanges. Visit www.mufg.jp/english/index.html.