Fundamental Economic Analysis

Economic Analysis - Part 1 (2023)


This eCourse consists of two modules. Module 1 provides an overview of economic indicators, including different types of indicators, their compilation and publication, and some of the methods used to interpret and analyse them.

Module 2 explores the fundamentals of monetary policy and why we need it, the authorities responsible for delivering it, the policy framework and tools used, and how monetary policy interacts with and is transmitted to the real economy.


On completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Identify basic features of economic indicators and different types of indicators
- List and define some of the most closely watched economic indicators
- Recognise some of the methods used to interpret and analyze economic indicators
- Identify key features and objectives of monetary policy
- Define some of the core monetary policy tools and recognize their role in the overall policy framework
- Recognise how monetary policy interacts with the real economy and some of the obstacles it faces

Content Highlight

Module 1: Economic Indicators - An Introduction
Topic 1: Overview of Economic Indicators
Topic 2: Key Indicators
Topic 3: Interpretation & Analysis

Module 2: Monetary Policy
Topic 1: Monetary Policy Fundamentals
Topic 2: Monetary Policy Tools
Topic 3: Monetary Policy & the Economy

Administrative Details

Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 2 - Dealing in futures contracts
Type 3 - Leveraged foreign exchange trading
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
SFC:2.50, PWMA:2.50
All Member: HKD750
Chinese Securities Association of Hong Kong (HKCSA): HKD790
Non-Member: HKD1,125
Staff of Corporate Member: HKD750