Trump, China and the World in 2017

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Date: 21 March 2017
Venue: Room 1L1, Frenchay Campus, UWE
Time: 17:00 - 18:30

Information about the talk

The talk will explore the uncertain economic outlook for the US economy, the weakening but still strong outlook for China, the continuing perilous outlook for Japan, and the depressed outlook for the Eurozone. The impact on the UK economy will be discussed, along with the economic threats and opportunities posed by leaving the EU. In addition to the economic outlook for each country or area, the talk will consider the impact on the respective financial markets. The talk should provide an excellent update for staff, students and the business community with an interest in macroeconomics and investment.

Speaker Information

Jeremy Batstone-Carr, Global Economist & Macro-Strategist

Over a City career spanning more than 30 years Jeremy has established a reputation for insightful and thought-provoking economic and financial market analysis. Jeremy has built, adapted and headed investment research functions since 1994 with an emphasis on demystification, clarity and most importantly, timely responses to the critical question, so what? Jeremy played a pivotal role in NatWest Bank's involvement in the building society demutualisation process in the late 1990s including forging close relationships with national and international media organisations. Jeremy's insightful views on macroeconomics and financial markets continue to be sought by both print and broadcast media to this day. Having co-designed and built a research operation at Coutts Jeremy joined Charles Stanley as Head of Research in 2004. In 2010 he was rated the top earnings estimator in the UK Healthcare sector by Starmine (a subsidiary of Thomson Reuters) and by early 2016 he assumed the role of Chief Global Economist in recognition of detailed analysis undertaken in the post-financial crisis period. Having chaired the CISI Investment Analysis Diploma examination for 14 years, a record duration in any subject, Jeremy was invited to become the Visiting Professor of Global Finance at the University of the West of England, a position he continues to hold. Jeremy has an MA in economics and political science and is also a Chartered Fellow CSI.

If you have any queries about the talk, please contact Professor Jon Tucker (, Bristol Centre for Economics and Finance.

How to attend

Please register to attend via this online form.

Cost: Free
Contact: Lauren Rees

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