Seneca Investment Managers Investment Director Peter Elston appeared on Bloomberg TV’s “Countdown” this morning (September 14th)
Speaking to Anna Edwards, Elston discussed Chinese growth and the impact of China’s economic slowdown aswell as the FOMC meeting and whether the US will hike interest rates in September.
Peter Elston began his career in 1988 as a graduate trainee with Mercury Asset Management in London. He spent eleven years with the firm as an equities fund manager, based in Tokyo, Hong Kong Singapore and London, moving up to the position of Assistant Director. Following a few years in entrepreneurship, during which time he became an investment columnist for Hong Kong’s number one newspaper, the South China Morning Post, he joined Aberdeen Asset Management in Singapore in 2008 as an investment strategist. He was with the firm for over six years, taking on the role of Head of Asia Pacific Strategy and Asset Allocation in 2012. This latter role involved management of Aberdeen’s multi-asset funds that were either invested in Asia or domiciled in Asia and invested globally. He was also a member of Aberdeen’s global investment strategy unit. Peter is well known to the TV and print media, and has had numerous articles published in the Financial Times and other respected journals. He obtained his MA at Trinity College, Cambridge in Mathematics and Oriental Studies.