Jing Ulrich is J.P. Morgan's Managing Director and Chairman of China Equities and Commodities. She is leading the expansion of J.P. Morgan's China equities and commodities businesses both within China and worldwide. Ms Ulrich is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with the world's largest institutional investors and executives at the helm of China's leading enterprises and government entities.
Educated at Harvard and Stanford Universities, Ms Ulrich is one of the most prominent advisors to the world's largest asset management companies, pension and sovereign wealth funds. She also serves as an advisor to Chinese institutions seeking to invest overseas. Her views influence the allocation of trillions of dollars in assets. Jing Ulrich has received numerous industry accolades for her work as a China watcher. She was ranked as one of Fortune Magazine's 50 Most Powerful Global Businesswomen in 2009 and 2010. She ranked 81st in Forbes magazine's 2010 list of the 100 Most Powerful Women in the World and was cited as one of the twenty youngest power women. In March 2010, two prestigious magazines – China Entrepreneur and China Business Watch - ranked Ms Ulrich among country's top business elite.
Ulrich is also Independent Director on the boards of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Italian luxury-goods firm, Ermenegildo Zegna.
Asian stocks outside Japan declined this week as companies including QBE Insurance Group Ltd. and Tencent Holdings Ltd. warned of slower earnings growth. Japanese shares rose ahead of next month’s elections.
China’s economic growth is poised to recover after the country’s once-in-a-decade leadership transition, bolstering the outlook for stocks across Asia, said BlackRock Inc., the world’s biggest money manager.
China may implement “dramatic” tax reforms as rising wages and a stabilizing property sector drive domestic demand, helping the country broaden its economy away from exports, Jing Ulrich, managing director and chairman of global markets for China at JPMorgan Chase & Co., said.
China’s order to halt domestic coal price increases signals the government may hold off on raising electricity rates until later this year when inflation expectations become clearer, JPMorgan Chase & Co. said today.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. will cut its 2012 China growth forecast if the economy weakens further, Jing Ulrich, managing director and chairman of global markets for China, said in a Bloomberg Television interview today.