How to access our research - Frequently Asked Questions

To help you achieve MiFID II compliance, from January 2018 we will no longer send our reports as PDFs attached to emails. Here you'll find answers to any questions you have about reading our reports online, downloading PDFs from our website and using our app.

  1. How do I access BCA's research?

    • Our research is available in PDF format to download for PC & Mac users.
    • iOS users can view reports using our iPhone and iPad apps, available in the Apple App Store.

  2. What software do I need to read PDF reports?

  3. How can I set PDF reports to always open in Adobe Acrobat Reader when using Chrome?

    • Using Chrome, after downloading a PDF, click the ^ symbol and select "Always open in Adobe Reader". This guarantees that when future reports are downloaded they will launch in Adobe Reader automatically.

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  4. Can I open PDF reports on my mobile device?

    • You can view reports on iOS devices using our iPhone or iPad apps, available in the Apple App Store.
    • You can view reports online at
    • Downloaded PDF reports cannot be viewed on mobile devices at this time.

BCA Research Survey

As part of our commitment to deliver the highest quality investment research and analysis with the best user experience, we would appreciate your feedback by filling out this short survey. Thank you for your co-operation.

1. How often do you log-in to BCA's website?
Not often

2. How would you rate your interactions with BCA Research? (5 being very satisfied, 1 being very dissatisfied)
  N/A 1 2 3 4 5
A. Finding and accessing subscribed research content
B. Delivery mechanism for reading research online
C. Meeting with Strategists (breakfasts, webcasts, etc.)
D. BCA events (conferences, etc.)
E. Answering ad-hoc research queries
F. Subscription and billing process
G. Regular interaction with dedicated account manager
H. Other comments

3. How would you rate BCA's website? (5 being very satisfied, 1 being very dissatisfied)
  1 2 3 4 5
A. Visual appeal
B. Organisation, navigation and structure of BCA's website
C. Consistency with other aspects of BCA's offerings (PDF, etc.)
D. User-friendliness and ease of use
E. Performance of loading content
F. Other comments

4. Which of the following mobile features are most important for you? (tick 3 most important)
A. Reading full research reports
B. Receiving a morning daily briefing on critical research topics
C. Searching for key indicators or analytics on markets of interest
D. Receiving short intra-day research alerts
E. Reading BCA blogs/microblogs
F. Listening to podcasts or watch webcasts on key research topics
G. Interact with other BCA users (e.g. sharing content and comments)
H. Accessing BCA Edge/Analytics
I. Interacting with BCA Strategists to answer research questions
J. Networking with other BCA clients

5. How would you rank your overall satisfaction level for your user experience with BCA? (5 being very satisfied, 1 being very dissatisfied)
1 2 3 4 5

6. Which other Investment Research Applications do you use on a regular basis?
A. List of applications (in priority order of preference if possible)

7. Other Information
A. Job Title
B. Age bracket less than 30
30 - 39
40 - 49
50 - 59
60 plus