Economics of the Real World: The Investment Effects
The real world and actual or anticipated developments can have a drastic effect on all markets including Fixed Income, Equities, Foreign Exchange and Commodities.
Effective investment or trading whether for Dealers, Fund Managers or Corporate Financiers is difficult if not impossible without an understanding of at least the major factors and their potential impact.
This one day course provides a concise and useful briefing as to the major factors, their roles and impact. The emphasis is on reality. Via examples and exercises the course helps delegates develop their own ability for use in their working roles.
No prior knowledge is assumed of economics.
Content (More details on request)
Cyclical fluctuation of an economy.
-Cycles: short run and long run. Business v electoral cycle. Demand fluctuations.
-Role of stocks. Role of confidence. Importance of expectations. Effect of income and wealth changes. Economic Management as a source of instability.
Money, Interest Rates and Inflation
Fiscal and monetary policy and tools explained. Role of the Banking system. Importance and role of the Central Bank. What determines interest rates. What causes inflation. Deflation and the liquidity trap. Implications for money markets, bonds, equities. Capital Market Considerations.
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