Q2 Global Outlook – From the Fed to China to Market Outcomes
Tuesday, 25 April 2023
Workplace One Wellington
26 Wellington St East, Suite 900, Toronto, ON M5E 1S2
12:00pm - 1:30pm | 2:30pm - 4:00pm
In this exclusive roundtable discussion, our clients heard from our experts as they answered key questions on the outlook for the global economy and markets, including:
Whether the banking crisis will tip the economy into recession and force the Fed to reverse course;
Whether the Bank of Canada can stay on the sidelines this year;
Are the outlooks for the euro-zone and China really that much brighter;
Why we think equities could still be in for a rough time this year.
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.
Deputy Chief North America Economist
Stephen Brown joined Capital Economics in 2014 and has worked in both our London and Toronto offices. He is Deputy Chief North America Economist, with a specialisation in the Canadian economy. In 2021, Stephen was named the most accurate forecaster of the Canadian economy by Refinitiv, FocusEconomics and Consensus Economics. Stephen holds a degree in Economics from the University of Bath and an MSc in Economic History from the London School of Economics.
Ariane Curtis joined Capital Economics in September 2021 and is an Economist in the Global Economics team. Ariane joins from the Bank of England, where she worked in the International Directorate. She has a BA in Economics from Dalhousie University in Canada and an MSc in economics from University College London.
Senior Markets Economist
Thomas Mathews is a Senior Markets Economist focusing on bonds and equities as part of our Global Markets Service. Prior to joining Capital Economics in 2020 he worked at the Reserve Bank of Australia, in both financial markets and economics departments. Thomas holds a Master’s degree in economics from the London School of Economics, and undergraduate qualifications in economics, mathematics and philosophy.