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Canadian Macroeconomic Outlook with Robert Palombi

September 13, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Please join our guest speaker Robert Palombi, Managing Director and Chief Canadian Economist at S&P Global Ratings, for an economic outlook on the US, Canadian, & Global markets.

After a number of setbacks, Canada’s growth prospects seem to be improving again thanks to a pick-up in business spending, improving exports and job creation that is reducing unemployment even in regions that were hit the hardest by the prolonged downturn in commodity prices. At the same time it’s difficult to recall a period of such widespread uncertainty stemming for instance, from sentiment favoring economic nationalism, rising geopolitical tensions, and elevated valuations in equity and fixed income markets that could threaten stable credit conditions if investors’ appetite for risk sours. S&P Global Economist, Robert Palombi will share his views on the domestic and global factors that are likely to shape Canada’s economic performance in 2017 and 2018.

There will be a networking opportunity between: 11:30am – 11:45am.

The presentation will begin at 11:45am

Robert Palombi is a Managing Director and Chief Canadian Economist at S&P Global Ratings

Robert Palombi is a Managing Director and Chief Canadian Economist at S&P Global Ratings. He’s based in Toronto and in this role is responsible for publishing S&P Global Ratings views on Canadian macroeconomic conditions.
Rob supports S&P Global Ratings Canadian coverage by monitoring the effect of broad changes in Canada’s economy on credit quality trends and rating transition behavior. He is an active member of S&P Global Ratings Credit Conditions Committee. The committee brings together S&P Global Ratings analytical expertise across industries and regions to assess potential credit risks from macro vulnerabilities.
From 2011 to 2015, Rob served as head of S&P Global Ratings in Toronto. In that general management role he was responsible for building relationships with financial market participants in Canada.
Before 2011, Rob managed a diverse mix of business priorities as a member of the S&P Global Ratings Americas Market Development group. Included in that was facilitating a broad understanding of S&P Global Ratings role in the capital markets, and developing educational resources for investors such as Standard & Poor’s Guide to Ratings Performance.
Robert holds a Bachelor of Science in economics and quantitative methods from the University of Toronto.


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September 13, 2017
11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Fairmont Palliser Hotel
139 9th Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2P 2M3 Canada
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