ACY Securities Taps Former BNP Paribas Analyst as Its New Chief Economist

The new ACY Securities Chief Economist has been featured in mainstream financial media during his 35-years career.

ACY Securities, the award-winning, multi-category CFD broker and education provider based in Sydney, announced on Friday the appointment of the re-owned, high-profile market veteran, Clifford Bennett as Chief Economist. The new brokerage team member has over 35 years of economic and market trading experience, having worked for several well-known financial institutions.

Bennett served as an analyst for major investment banks such as BNP Paribas and Macquarie Bank. Moreover, he has been featured in financial-related mainstream media like CNBC, Financial Times and ABC.

“What we (ACY Securities) have set out to do is assemble the very best team of market analysts in Australia, if not the world. And by installing the legendary Clifford Bennett as the leader of our already very experienced and formidable team of analysts, I can’t think of any other broker who might even come close to challenging us. And the biggest winners are, of course, our clients. They are the only reason why we are doing all this”, Justin Pooni, Head of Marketing, Branding & Communications at ACY Securities, commented on the announcement, who highlighted that ACY now has the best team of analysts in Australia, and the biggest winners are the clients of the firm.

“They are the only reason why we are doing all this. We are big believers in providing solid trading education and premium market analysis for the benefit of our clients, and with Clifford now part of the team we’ll be able to deliver our clients something very special. On behalf of ACY Securities, I extend a very warm welcome to Clifford Bennett,” he added.

To prove his awarded tenure within the financial industry, Bennett has been given the titles of ‘World’s most accurate currency forecaster’ by Bloomberg New York, ‘Guru of the Australian dollar’ by Australian Financial Review, and ‘Big Call Bennett’ by Peter Switzer, from The Switzer show.

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“Does ACY, as a broker, have the best market analysis team in the world? I would say very likely. Does ACY, as a broker, have the best market analysis team in Australia? I would say most definitely,” Pooni stated.

Building ‘The Best Team of Market Analysts’

On the same line, the Head of Marketing, Branding & Communications at ACY Securities pointed out that the firm is pleased with Bennett joining “the very best team of market analysts in Australia, if not the world. And, by installing the legendary Clifford Bennett as the leader of our already very experienced and formidable team of analysts, I can’t think of any other broker who might even come close to challenging us. And, the biggest winners are of course our clients,” he added.

“We have to lift our clients above the daily noise and deliver something very special. Adding true value and clarity to their trading and investment process is what I will be focusing on. The team at ACY is extremely talented, highly specialized and very experienced, one of the strongest I’ve seen. They are world-leading across technical analysis, forecasts, specific market price action opportunities as well as education. With a team like that there is no reason for us not to be number 1 in the industry and to do so for our clients. I’m absolutely delighted to be a part of the ACY family,” the new ACY Securities Chief Economist said on his new tenure with the company.

Furthermore, Bennet was invited to address the internationally prestigious APEC Summit in Russia on reserve currency issues, and the Caixin Summit in Beijing on future Chinese trade patterns. He is the author of ‘Warrior Trading’, published by John Wiley & Sons in New York.

Recently, the firm announced an extension to their partnership with the Socceroos legend and Everton FC icon, Tim Cahill.

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