Capital Economics for Investment Banking
We provide rigorous economic analysis and independent market insight that enables investment banking, trading, and brokerage professionals to identify opportunities and risks with confidence.
We refer to the email alerts from Capital Economics on a daily basis and the website for specific research. The relevancy, synthetic format and quality of the underlying analysis is what we value most.
Interpret complex macroeconomic issues quickly and explain their market implications clearly
Our economists understand the interactions between the economy, inflation, and monetary policy. In times of uncertainty and rapid change, we provide crucial insights to help you navigate incoming headwinds and identify opportunities.
Identify major macroeconomic trends early and highlight their markets implications
Our insights go beyond simply reporting what is happening; we make it relevant for our clients by providing a full spectrum of research, data and potential impacts from economic events and policy decisions.
Challenge conventional wisdom through the collective expertise of our team
Our independent analysis and market-leading calls are informed by a wide range of different perspectives that help you confidently make strategic decisions that challenge conventional thinking.
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Chief Markets Economist
John Higgins is Capital Economics’ Chief Markets Economist, with overall responsibility for our Capital Daily, Global Markets, Asset Allocation and FX Markets services. Prior to joining the company in 2008, he worked at Stone & McCarthy Research Associates, where he was Senior Economist covering the euro area, and before that at Nomura International plc in London, where he was Head of Economic and Credit Research within the fixed income division. John is a graduate of the University of Exeter.
Chief Global Economist
Jennifer McKeown is Chief Global Economist at Capital Economics. She leads a team of economists producing research on global themes and works closely with economists across Capital Economics’ regional services to shape the global view and to draw out the key implications of our forecasts. She is an important point of contact for many clients and presents frequently on the global economic outlook in person and at online events, as well as appearing regularly on TV and radio. Prior to becoming Chief Global Economist, Jennifer was Chief Europe Economist at Capital Economics. She joined the company from the Bank of England, where she also specialised in the economics of the euro-zone. She holds an MSc in economics from University College London and a BA in economics from the University of East Anglia.
Chief North America Economist
Paul Ashworth is our Chief North America Economist, with overall responsibility for our coverage of the US and Canada. He joined Capital Economics in 2001 and has led our Toronto office since 2007. Paul joined Capital Economics from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) where he worked on their large-scale model of the global economy and was responsible for coverage of various countries, including Canada and Germany. He holds degrees in Mathematics and Economics from Strathclyde and Warwick Universities, and his PhD thesis focused on asymmetry and asymmetric adjustment in macroeconomics.