Our Services

BCA is a world leading provider of independent investment research. Since 1949, the firm has supported its clients in making better investment decisions through the delivery of leading-edge economic analysis and comprehensive investment strategy research. BCA provides its services to financial professionals across six continents through a wide range of products, services, and meetings. The firm maintains a head office in Montreal, with local offices in London, New York, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Sydney, Cape Town and São Paulo.


BCA ANALYTICS

A digital platform that bridges the gap between strategy research and the investment decision-making process. Harnessing the power of interactive charts, the product delivers the power to spot trends, uncover correlations and identify actionable investment opportunities.



BCA TOP TRADES

Reveals the high conviction trades of BCA's various strategy services and summarizes the rationale for each position in a simple and concise manner.



CHINA INVESTMENT STRATEGY

Strategic investment ideas for China, Hong Kong and Taiwan along with a big picture overview of the economic and financial outlook for the greater-China region.



COMMODITY & ENERGY STRATEGY

An actionable assessment of the expected direction for commodity and energy prices, equities and currencies.



DAILY INSIGHTS

This service offers several research segments, including five short daily research pieces which focus on trends expected to impact the market outlook, Inside BCA, and interactive features with our strategists.



EMERGING MARKETS STRATEGY

In-depth thematic research to identify investment opportunities in emerging markets equities, currencies, credit and domestic bond markets across 20 countries.



EM EQUITY SECTOR STRATEGY

Industry sectors analysis, fundamental company research, quantitative modeling, plus an online database that uses our proprietary algorithm to score every country/sector pair to identify opportunities within the EM markets.



ENERGY SECTOR STRATEGY

Focused on providing in-depth equity research, subsector analysis and investment recommendations within the energy sector.



EQUITY TRADING STRATEGY

Applies BCA's top-down approach to bottom-up stock picking. The product uses a variety of quantitative metrics to rank individual stocks and presents this information in an easy-to-use web application.



EUROPEAN INVESTMENT STRATEGY

Investment strategy and forecasts for all asset classes in the entire Euro area, U.K., Switzerland and Scandinavia.



FOREIGN EXCHANGE STRATEGY

Forecasts, trading recommendations and technical indicators that highlight intermediate and primary trends for all major currencies.



FRONTIER MARKETS STRATEGY

Comprehensive coverage of more than 20 frontier markets in Africa, South East Asia, Middle East, Eastern Europe and Latin America to help portfolio managers, asset allocators and multi-national firms in their decision-making.



GEOPOLITICAL STRATEGY

Evaluates the risks posed and opportunities presented by geopolitical developments as well as their impact on longer term investment trends.



GLOBAL ALPHA SECTOR STRATEGY

Big picture themes filtered into executable global equity sector pair trades with a time horizon of 6-9 months.



GLOBAL ASSET ALLOCATION

Filtered content and premium asset allocation strategy; a primary goal of the service is to identify optimal risk/reward trade-offs in the context of portfolio construction for multi-asset portfolios.



GLOBAL ETF STRATEGY

Global ETF Strategy brings together BCA's renowned global macroeconomic framework with proven quantitative models and proprietary analytics to connect the dots from analysis to actionable ETF investment strategies. The service is delivered through a web-based platform giving you access to in-depth research and the latest ETF analytics.



GLOBAL FIXED INCOME STRATEGY

Clear asset allocation, duration advice and specific trading ideas for the developed countries across all bond sectors.



GLOBAL INVESTMENT STRATEGY

Strategic insight about the major intermediate and cyclical trends in the equity, interest rate and currency markets of major global economies.



TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY

Focused on providing in-depth sub-sector analysis and detailed micro and macro investable themes within the technology sector.



U.S. BOND STRATEGY

Clear asset allocation, duration advice and specific trading ideas for all of the major fixed income asset classes including corporate bond sectors.



U.S. EQUITY STRATEGY

Comprehensive cyclical sector and industry group allocation advice with trading recommendations.



U.S. INVESTMENT STRATEGY

A concise view of the expected direction in the U.S. financial markets, an assessment of risk and a recommended investment strategy.



THE BANK CREDIT ANALYST

Forecast and analysis of trends in major investment markets, with particular emphasis on equities, business conditions, inflationary trends, interest rates, gold and the dollar.

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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?
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2. How would you rate your interactions with BCA Research? (5 being very satisfied, 1 being very dissatisfied)
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A. Finding and accessing subscribed research content
B. Delivery mechanism for reading research online
C. Meeting with Strategists (breakfasts, webcasts, etc.)
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3. How would you rate BCA's website? (5 being very satisfied, 1 being very dissatisfied)
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4. Which of the following mobile features are most important for you? (tick 3 most important)
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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)
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6. Which other Investment Research Applications do you use on a regular basis?
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