CIBC named most accurate forecaster of Canadian and U.S. economies
TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - Bloomberg Markets has named CIBC's Chief
Economist Avery Shenfeld as the top forecaster of the Canadian economy over
the last two years.
No other bank economist ranked among Bloomberg's Top 3 forecasters of the
Canadian economy for the two-year period ended on Sept. 30.
Meanwhile, MarketWatch has selected CIBC as the most accurate forecaster on
U.S. economic indicators for the month of November. CIBC also won the
monthly award in August.
"These awards illustrate the strength and depth our economics team and why
they are among the most sought-after experts by our clients," says Richard
Nesbitt, Senior Executive Vice-President, CIBC. "We applaud Avery Shenfeld
and CIBC Economists Emanuella Enenajor and Andrew Grantham who contribute to
the Canadian and U.S. forecasts that are the subject of these awards. Also
making key contributions to our team's top notch economics coverage are Deputy
Chief Economist Benjamin Tal and Senior Economists Peter Buchanan and Warren
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SOURCE: CIBC World Markets
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