The Impact of Economic Data on Financial Markets

London Financial Studies
En London (Inglaterra), New York (Estados Unidos)

3001-4000 €

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Understanding the role of economic indicators which determine market performance is an essential skill in the context of an increasingly sophisticated and complex financial marketplace. This course identifies the information that really matters and provides an insight into how best to interpret the increasing wealth of data now available.

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¿Qué objetivos tiene esta formación?

This programme will provide an understanding of what economic data mean and how they relate to each other. Participants will learn to identify those statistics most likely to move the markets and to define what makes a market useful economic indicator. They will also examine how some statistics can be employed as leading indicators for others.

The problems of gauging the market consensus will be highlighted in the programme and insights provided into how best to interpret the information. The potential dangers of taking the figures at face value will be emphasised and the different perspectives of the market and the policymakers looked at in detail.

¿Esta formación es para mí?

This programme is for anyone who needs to appreciate the relevance of economic statistics to the financial markets including:

- Traders
- Corporate treasurers
- Investment and risk managers
- Consultants
- Sales people

Requisitos: General concepts of macroeconomic and applied economic theory, broad goals of monetary and fiscal policies, basic principles of financial products, probability theory.

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34 Curlew Street, se12nd, London, Inglaterra
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34 Curlew Street, se12nd, London, Inglaterra
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New York, Estados Unidos
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Financial Training
Financial markets
Fiscal Policy
Economic Policy
Monetary Policy
Economic Data
Global economic
Exit strategies
Soft data
Forecast risks


Day One

Understanding the Data
General data Issues
  • Why the data matters
  • Data collection techniques
  • Different types of sampling errors
  • The statistical bottom line
Relative indicator importance
  • What makes a good indicator
  • Different types of indicator
  • Indicator rankings
Market reaction functions
  • Consensus economics: measuring market expectations
  • How markets react
Economic Indicators in detail
  • Key market moving statistics
  • Soft data
  • Other indicators
Behind and beyond the headline
  • Actual versus underlying
  • Seasonality
  • Revisions

Day Two

Policies, Perspectives and Projections
Using current data to forecast the future
  • Higher frequency to lower frequency
  • Medium term pointers
  • Cyclical indicators
Economic policy and market behaviour
  • Fiscal policy
  • Monetary policy
  • Unconventional monetary policy
Economic policy perspectives
  • Interpreting the policymakers
  • Using official forecasts
The global economic crisis
  • Causes
  • Recent developments
  • Policy responses
  • Exit strategies
Economic forecasts
  • Current forecasts
  • Forecast risks
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