MARKETS

Benjamin Tal

Deputy Chief Economist,

CIBC Capital Markets

  • Managing Directory & Chief Economist at CIBC
  • Member of the Economic Committee of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Board of the Toronto Financial Services Alliance

About Benjamin

Benjamin Tal is a managing director and deputy chief economist with CIBC Capital Markets Inc. He is responsible for analyzing economic developments and their implications for North American fixed income, equity, foreign exchange, and commodities markets. Mr. Tal also acts in an advisory capacity to bank officers on issues related to wealth management, household/corporate credit, and risk. Well-known for his ground-breaking published research on topics such as labour market dynamics, real estate, credit markets, international trade and business economic conditions, Mr. Tal not only contributes to the conversation, but frequently sets the agenda. He has close to 20 years' experience in the private sector advising clients, industry leaders, corporate boards, trade associations, and governments on economic and financial issues. National and global media regularly seek him out for his insight and analysis on economic issues that impact financial markets, consumers, corporations and public policy. He is also a frequent lecturer in the economic programs of various Canadian universities. Mr. Tal is a member of the Economic Committee of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce, The Economic Development Committee of the Toronto Board of Trade. He is also a member of the board of Governors of Junior Achievement of Central Ontario, and a board member of the Toronto Financial Services Alliance.

Benjamin's Videos

During this session, Benjamin Tal will focus on how the nature of the recession is providing us with some clues regarding the shape and trajectory of the recovery. He will discuss why the second half of 2021 might be even stronger than currently anticipated and what it means for markets. Join us to discover to what extent Covid-19 is an event or a condition.
During this session, Benjamin Tal will focus on how the nature of the recession is providing us with some clues regarding the shape and trajectory of the recovery. He will discuss why the second half of 2021 might be even stronger than currently anticipated and what it means for markets. Join us to discover to what extent Covid-19 is an event or a condition.
Is Covid-19 an event or a condition? Tune in live as Benjamin Tal discusses the near- and long-term implications of the virus, and answers: What's next?
When it comes to Covid-19 and the economy: Where are we now? Is it really a recession or something totally different? What kind of an economy will we be recovering into? Join Benjamin Tal, deputy chief economist of CIBC Capital Markets, as he discusses how to navigate the zig-zag economy in the coming year. We all have many questions: How temporary is temporary? How significant is the permanent damage? Who wins? Who loses? Tune in to learn the answers to these questions and more, when Mr. Tal covers the government and central bank policies, the surging national debt, taxes, globalization, implications of the pandemic, and real estate.