BCA Academy will Provide Economic and Financial Markets Education

First course from BCA Research will focus on fundamental macroeconomic concepts that drive global markets

MONTREAL--()--BCA Research, the leading provider of independent investment research, today announced the launch of BCA Academy, which offers continuous development and educational solutions for the global investment community. BCA Academy brings together the firm’s industry recognized strategists and proprietary research framework to deliver courses that teach investment professionals how to analyze the complex links between economics, financial analysis and investment strategies.

“Principles of Macroeconomics & Impact on Capital Markets”

The first course, “The Principles of Macroeconomics & Impact on Capital Markets,” trains attendees on the connections between macroeconomics and market movements.

“Markets today are more interconnected than ever before, and investors need to understand how seemingly disparate economic events impact asset classes and investment decisions around the world,” said Bashar AL-Rehany, CEO of BCA Research. “BCA Academy will provide the same quality and depth of understanding that BCA Research is built upon, providing investment professionals the insights and technical ability to make better and more informed investment decisions. For BCA Research, this is an extension of our mission to educate, inform and stimulate meaningful discussions within the investment community.”

Future courses will focus on topics such as quantitative modeling for equities, linking macro to equity sectors, and currency market analysis.

The first course will be offered in the following locations:

Dubai – November 28-29, 2016
London – January 30-31, 2017
Sydney – February 13-14, 2017
Toronto – March 13-14, 2017
San Francisco – April 24-25, 2017
Hong Kong – May 8-9, 2017
New York – July 17-18, 2017

BCA Research is registered with the CFA Institute as an approved provider of continuing education programs for CFA Institute members worldwide. BCA Research is also a member of the CPD Certification Service and the content of the “Principles of Macroeconomics & Impact on Capital Markets” training course has been certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional development principles.

For more information on BCA Academy, please visit academy.bcaresearch.com.

About BCA Research

BCA Research is the leading independent provider of global investment research. Since 1949, BCA’s mission has been to support its clients in making better investment decisions through the delivery of leading-edge analysis and forecasts of all the major asset classes and economies, as well as educating, informing and stimulating discussion through clear and thought-provoking research. BCA provides its services to investment professionals and multi-national corporations across six continents through a wide range of products, services and meetings. The firm maintains a head office in Montreal, with local offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Sydney, Cape Town and São Paulo.

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