Antonio Vegas
Antonio Vegas

Antonio Vegas has been a Global Financial Markets Economist since 2016. Previously he worked in a variety of positions in finance, including as a professor at the EUDE Business School where he was in charge of the Master's Degree in Markets and Risks, and in the Management Control Department of Avanza, S.A., where he was responsible for balance sheet analysis and improvements to efficiency.

He has also published on the subject of the Chinese financial system and given a number of lectures on the Chinese growth model, the shadows behind its growth, and the financialization of its economy during its transformation process.

In 2014, he graduated with a degree in Economics from King Juan Carlos University in Madrid. He also has a Master's Degree in Finance from Carlos III University in Madrid, which he received in 2015.

Latest publications

This Economic Watch introduces the European Central Bank's (ECB) Monetary Policy Tone index developed from ECB documents, using text mining and Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques. This analysis allows us to objectively identify and track the relevant thehmes within the ECB’s monetary policy discourse.
On 11 December last, Bitcoin started trading on the Chicago futures market (CBOE), and its value rose to more than US$15,000 in the first few days. These events have fuelled the debate about cryptocurrencies. Are we dealing with a revolution with firm foundations or a passing fever?