Concerned about the wild gyrations in global stock markets over the past month and what comes next? Wondering what the longer term impact of COVID-19 will be? Or curious about how the economy will respond to the many policy actions? 

Join CFA Society Victoria members Chris Lawless, former Chief Economist at BCI, and Prof. Michael King, Lansdowne Chair in Finance at Gustavson Business School, for a virtual presentation as they examine these events. They will discuss historical precedents that provide some insights for today's events and take your questions.  

Key Takeaways
  • Gain a high-level perspective on the reaction of stock markets, bond markets, oil prices, and the Canadian dollar to COVID-19.
  • Understand the policy actions taken by the government and central bank both in Canada and the USA.
  • Learn how the economy is expected to perform in Canada, the United States and globally in the coming year.