About the Author

Clement K. Miller

Administrative Vice President and Portfolio Manager

As part of Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors, the investment advisory arm of Wilmington Trust and M&T Bank, Clement is the Portfolio Manager for the Wilmington Multi-Manager International Fund. He is also the primary analyst for the selection of third-party investment managers for international equities and fixed income, including emerging markets, and is a voting member of the Investment Committee.

Prior to joining Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors, Clement served in M&T Bank’s international trade finance group, serving as team leader for export finance. Earlier in his career he held several positions at the Export-Import Bank of the United States in Washington, D.C. The Export-Import Bank provides loans and financial guarantees to support U.S. exports to borrowers, primarily located in emerging markets. He served as manager of the workouts division, loan officer, and country risk analyst. Clement served for two years as a member of a U.S. delegation to international trade negotiations. He was a member of the Credit Committee, which reviewed all transactions over $10 million. Prior to joining the Export-Import Bank, he was an international economist with Wharton Econometrics (later incorporated into IHS Insight).

Clement holds a master’s degree from George Washington University in Finance and International Business and a bachelor’s degree in International Economics from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. He received his Chartered Financial AnalystTM (CFA) designation in 2001.

He has served two terms as President of the Baltimore CFA Society and is currently its treasurer.


By the Author

Xi Jinping and China’s 19th National Congress: a Steady Hand on the Tiller

Clement K. Miller |
Wilmington Wire
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September 18, 2017— China’s ruling Communist Party (CCP) convenes its 19th National Congress on October 18. The congress will be assembling against the backdrop of a favorable investment climate that goes well beyond mere window-dressing:Rising personal incomes are driving the revenue of many listed companies, especially in e-commerce.

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MSCI Includes Domestically Traded Chinese “A” Shares in its Emerging Markets Index

Clement K. Miller |
Wilmington Wire
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June 22, 2017—What did MSCI decide?MSCI, the principal international equity benchmark index provider, has decided for the first time to include some Chinese “A” shares in its emerging markets (EM) index. The decision goes into effect June 2018.“A” shares are listed on the Shanghai and Shenzen stock exchanges. Historically, the EM index has included only those Chinese stocks listed on the Hong Kong exchange or which have ADRs traded in the United States.

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UK General Elections: Conservatives and Democratic Unionists form Coalition Government

Clement K. Miller |
Wilmington Wire
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June 12, 2017—On June 8th, the UK held general elections. The ruling Conservatives won more seats in the House of Commons than any other party, but fell short of retaining their governing majority. As a result, the Conservatives had to join up with a small regional northern Irish political party to form a coalition government. Conservative Party leader Theresa May will continue as Prime Minister—at least for now.Brexit was the principal issue in the general election.

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