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As a City of London economist, Lena Komileva has advised professional investors and policy makers across industries, government and international media for over 15 years.


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- Special economic address “Global Imbalances in a Strong USD World” Bloomberg Commodities Conference 

London October 2016

- Speaking at the annual CEO Summit, IAIR Awards: "From cybercrime to political instability: challenges and solutions" 

London October 2016
- MIFID II and The City after Brexit: What Next? A special report for MIFID Industry Conference London September 2016

- Keynote cross-asset strategy address to international fund managers conference in Munich, Germany

Munich April 2016
- Keynote global macro address to Spanish asset allocators summit Madrid

March 2016

- UK Economy and Policy Outlook address to the UK General Government and Public Pension Funds summit London March 2016
- Keynote economic address at Swiss fund manager and family offices conferences, Switzerland Geneva February 2016
- Keynote economic address to Swiss fund managers and family offices Zurich February 2016

- Chair, Global CFA Institute’s Annual European Investment Conference

London November 2015

- Economic address at the Milan Fixed Income Forum for Italian pension fund managers

Milan October 2015

Citywire Milan Fixed Income 2015-2016:

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G+ Economics is headed by Lena Komileva, an accomplished widely recognised City-based international economist with 15 years of experience as global G10 head of research at one of the two largest inter-dealer brokers in the world, the oldest US private bank and a 137yr-old German investment bank.


We advise professional investors and policy makers across industries and government, internationally, and maintain an extensive global network of fund managers, central bank officials, regulators, private wealth managers, hedge funds, market intermediaries, bank traders, risk officers, portfolio managers, public sector and corporate treasurers, and media opinion-leaders. 

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G+Economics: Industry & Media

Chairing the CFA Institute European Investment Conference, London 2015

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Keynote Economic Address, European Pension Funds Fixed Income Forum, Milan 2015

  1. How China’s economic miracle could end in domino effects on global growth
  2. What will happen the day after the Fed raises interest rates?
  3. How effective is the ECB’s QE for European growth? 

The level of leverage swelling in the Chinese economy could lead to a lasting period of painful deleveraging, emitting global disinflation risk via a cheaper yuan, depressed commodity prices and slowing global trade growth.


That is according to Lena Komileva, the keynote speaker at Milan's Fixed Income Forum in October 2015.


In this video, Komileva also discusses the impact of a Fed interest rate hike on global markets and the real effectiveness of the ECB's quantitative easing (Citywire, 2015).

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Bloomberg Markets: Financial Stability - Central Banks' Third Mandate

European CEO: The Eurozone crisis isn’t going away any time soon

European CEO caught up with Lena Komileva of G+ Economics during the CFA Institute European Investment Conference, London 2015  to find out where the trouble spots are for the Eurozone and what countries are leading its economic recovery. Jenny Hammond interviews.


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Bloomberg TV: Greece Is More Out Than In the Euro Zone - Komileva 

Bloomberg TV: Markets Are Underpricing Risk of a Rate Hike: Komileva

Portugal’s Jornal de Negócios: Komileva: ECB "will extend stimulus beyond 2016" (10/06/15)

Portugal’s Jornal de Negócios: Komileva: ECB "will extend stimulus" beyond 2016 (10/06/15)
Interview with Portugal’s Jornal de Negócios: Lena Komileva recognizes that the ECB's measures are already having an impact, but doubts that when we get to September 2016 inflation is 2% and there is full employment in the eurozone.
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BBC Radio 4 "Today" programme: Could Greece leave the eurozone?

Bloomberg TV: Komileva - Why I'm Optimistic About Europe 

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g+economics in the news:

Bloomberg News: Fed Deluge of Dots and Discord Leaves Global Markets Baffled (13/09/16) 


Il Sole 24 Ore: Draghi tiene in pausa il nuovo QE (09/09/16)


FT: Euro firmer on lack of QE extension talk (08/09/16)


The Guardian: Business Live (08/09/16) 


Nasdaq: FTSE 100 Rises, Supported By Commodity, Bank Stocks (08/09/16) 

FT: Yen races higher after BoJ disappoints (29/07/2016)


WSJ: Draghi Stops Short of Pledging Fresh Stimulus (21/07/2016) 


MarketWatch: One reason the stock market has been so dang resilient (21/07/2016) 


Dow Jones Business News: ECB Open to Further Stimulus at September Meeting (21/07/2016) 


Reuters News: Hammond to face Brexit grilling at G20 (20/07/2016) 


Bloomberg TV: Will Erdogan Use Coup Attempt to His Advantage? (18/07/2016) 


Reuters: Turkey coup impact seen limited but instability fear remains (17/07/2016) 


FT: Turkey and risk appetite set tone for markets this week (17/07/2016) 


Gestiona Tu Dinero: La inestabilidad en Turquía aumenta la aversión al riesgo (17/07/2016)


Bloomberg TV: Italy’s Banking Woes Spark Fears of Market Contagion (07/07/2016) 


Bloomberg TV: The Brexit Impact on Halting Property Funds (07/07/2016) 


The Telegraph: What does a falling pound mean for the British economy? (06/07/2016) 


Bloomberg TV: The Fed Is Risk Averse Right Now, Says Komileva (06/07/2016) 


Die Welt: UK referendum on the European Union erodes British economic pillars - recession fears (06/07/16) 


Eleconomista.es: El Brexit ya está erosionando los pilares económicos de Reino Unido (06/07/16) 


Bloomberg: Brexit Erodes U.K. Economic Pillars, Property Investors Flee (05/07/16) 


FT: Brexit vote fuels wave of risk aversion (24/06/16) 


Bloomberg TV: Komileva - Eurozone Has Regained Its 'Mojo' Since Crisis (10/06/16) 


Bloomberg TV: Will Negative Rates Eventually Backfire? (09/06/16) 


Bloomberg TV: Will Recession Come With a Brexit Vote? (09/06/16)

Bloomberg Radio: ECB’s Draghi faces an uphill struggle (09/03/16) 


Bloomberg Surveillance: The necessity & side effects of negative interest rates (07/03/16) 


Bloomberg Surveillance: Brexit is weighing in on investor sentiment (07/03/16)  


FT: US jobs data fuel fresh gains for Wall Street (05/03/16)


The Independent: Strong US jobs figures spark talk of another rise in rates (05/03/16) 


FT: Wall Street struggles after strong rally (02/03/2016)

Bloomberg TV: Negative Interest Rates: a Risky Move for the BoJ? Lena Komileva, managing director and chief economist at G Plus Economics, discusses the Bank of Japan adopting negative interest rates and what it means for the economy. She speaks to Bloomberg's Anna Edwards and Manus Cranny. (29/01/16)


MarketWatch: Bank of Japan’s negative rate decision is a mark of ‘desperation’ (29/01/16)


Fortune: Japan Joins The Negative Interest Rate Club (29/01/16) 


FT: Draghi’s dovish comments – economists react (21/01/16) 


DJ/WSJ Market Watch: 4 key takeaways from Draghi’s ‘no limits’ statement (21/01/16)


FT: Mark your calendars for March easing from ECB (21/01/16)

BBC Breakfast: The Greek election result 26 Jan 15 -"What Syriza is proposing is radical, but there's no certainty about how it can be funded"

Bloomberg TV: Komileva says Russian economy is in transition


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