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Economic Update with Dr Chris Caton

Economic Update with Dr Chris Caton

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Kittyhawk Room (formerly know as the Community Centre)
Kedron-Wavell Services Club
Kittyhawk Drive, Chermside Qld 4032

7.00am for 7.15am

Join us to hear Dr Caton’s view of the major economies - particularly the US and China - as well as the Australian economy.

Dr Caton will look at the likely paths for interest rates, the exchange rate and share markets, and possibly even house prices.  He’ll also look at the effects of the 2017/18 Federal Budget was released on the 9 May.


Chris Caton was the Chief Economist for BT Financial Group from July 1991 until July 2016.  During those 25 years he was never once promoted. From 1994 to 1997, he was also Chairman of the Indicative Planning Council, which advised the Government on matters relating to the housing industry.

Previously he worked in the Treasury, the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, and for an economic consulting firm in the United States.

Chris was educated at the University of Adelaide and the University of Pennsylvania.

In July 2013, the Fairfax press named Chris as the most accurate forecaster of the share market for financial year 2012/13.

In January 2016 Thomson/Reuters named Chris as the most accurate economic forecaster for Australia in 2015.


  • BNCC Members & Guests: $50.00
  • Non-members: $70.00

Tables seat 8. Please note the number of guests is in addition to yourself. For a table of 8 choose 7 guests.

Registrations close Thursday, 8 June

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