Geopolitical Outlook 2018

Macroeconomic analysis

Video

Geopolitical Outlook 2018

Speaker: Matt Gertken, PhD, Associate Vice President, BCA Research, Montreal, Canada

  • Format

    Video

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Duration

    75 min

Get an overview of the market-relevant geopolitical outlook for 2018 rooted in the dominant trends of 2017 as well as long-term structural trends, US policy, new European administrations, and the rotation of geopolitical risk to Asia Pacific.

Learning outcomes

  • Recognise the structural forces guiding geopolitics and how they affect the global macro-economic picture and financial markets
  • Identify the false assumptions and misconceptions dominant in news media accounts of geopolitical and political developments

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Product information

Overview

This session will give an overview of the market-relevant geopolitical outlook for 2018 rooted in the dominant trends of 2017 as well as our long-term structural trends, US policy, new European administrations, and the rotation of geopolitical risk to Asia Pacific will be the focus.

Topics discussed:

  • The effect of geopolitics on global financial markets
  • Misconceptions presented in the news media about geopolitical developments

Who should take this course?

  • Accounting professionals
  • Financial leaders
  • Other professionals involved in the oil and gas industries, including legal experts, governmental and regulatory officials

Professional development

All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:None
Programme level:Intermediate
Duration:75 min
Format:Video
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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£35.00 (CIMA members only)

£45.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Speaker

  • Matt Gertken, PhD, Associate Vice President, BCA Research, Montreal, Canada

    Matt Gertken joined BCA in 2015. As Vice President of BCA’s Geopolitical Strategy, he covers political and policy issues in developed and emerging markets, including the U.S., China, and the rest of Asia. Before joining BCA, he worked as a Senior Analyst at Strategic Forecasting, Inc. (Stratfor), where he provided geopolitical analysis and political risk consulting. He frequently appears in international news media, including CBC, CNBC Asia, Bloomberg TV, and Fox Business News. He comes from a background in academics and publishing, and holds advanced degrees from the University of Cambridge and University of Texas at Austin.

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