Market Outlook Using Fundamental Indicators



  • Intermediate



  • 5 SIDC CPE points


ICF Competency Type / Title / Level

  • Functional – Technical / Market Analysis / Level 3


Learning Outcome

  • Recognise the major factors affecting the market
  • Interpret macroeconomic and microeconomic indicators to forecast market movement
  • Analyse the relationship between the indicators and the market movement


Course Synopsis

Investors are very interested in the market outlook because of the high returns over time. However, performing an analysis of market outlook is a highly complicated and very difficult task because there are many factors such that may influence the market. Participants of this course will gain the basic knowledge of different methods and indicators in forecasting the market. These indicators include both fundamental and technical. Participants will be able to use the knowledge gain to form their own opinion in analysing the market outlook. 


Course Content

Total learning: 10 lessons / 1 quiz Time: 60 minutes


Theang Kok Foo

Kok Foo is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of California, U.S.A with over 25 years of experience in the financial sector. He is a seasoned financial advisor who started his career as an auditor with Ernst & Young in Washington, D.C. where he was a member in both the financial audit and computer audit team.  He joined the investment industry as an equity dealer upon his return to Malaysia in the early 1990s.   In 2003, Kok Foo was appointed as a mentor by Bank Simpanan Nasional Micro Credit program.  In 2007, he was appointed to the Board of Visitors of Hospital Kuala Lumpur by the health minister. Furthermore, Kok Foo has contributed greatly to the financial literacy education sector of the country by conducting financial seminars and workshops, specifically in the areas of accounting, finance and investment since 2008. He conducts CPE classes regularly on topics relating to economy, capital market, portfolio management and financial analysis. In addition, he has also served as guest lecturer at various local colleges and universities and helped in preparing candidates for ACCA and Real Estate Licensing Board examination.  Kok Foo pursued his higher education in the United States, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from University of Louisiana and Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Delaware.


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  • 5 SIDC CPE Points