Christopher Jeffery

Head of Inflation and Rates Strategy

Christopher Jeffery
Chris works as a strategist within LGIM’s asset allocation team, focussing on discretionary fixed income and systematic risk premia strategies. He coordinates global rates and inflation strategy across LGIM’s asset allocation and fixed income capabilities. He joined LGIM in 2014 from BNP Paribas Investment Partners where he worked as a senior economist and strategist within the Multi-Asset Solutions group. Prior to that, he worked as an economist within monetary analysis at the Bank of England with a focus on the UK domestic economy. Chris graduated from University College, Oxford in 2001 with a first class degree in philosophy, politics and economics. He also holds an Msc in economics (research) from the London School of Economics and is a CFA charterholder.

Other articles by Christopher Jeffery

Omicronomics: the central bank response to the mutating virus
Christopher Jeffery
Economics

Omicronomics: the central bank response to the mutating virus

If investors were hoping for an early visit from Santa, they are likely to have been disappointed...
By Christopher Jeffery
17 Dec 2021
4 min read
Omicron and the lessons of pandemics past
Investment strategy

Omicron and the lessons of pandemics past

Evidence from the Russian and Spanish flus may shine a light on the trajectory of the pandemic an...
By Simon BellChristopher Jeffery
10 Dec 2021
3 min read
Bond investors at sixes and sevens on inflation
Christopher Jeffery
Fixed income

Bond investors at sixes and sevens on inflation

US inflation is at a 30-year peak, but some popular bets on what yield curves (and the Federal...
By Christopher Jeffery
17 Nov 2021
3 min read
From the new normal to the new Norman
Christopher Jeffery
Fixed income

From the new normal to the new Norman

Inflation fighting is back. Is unemployment set to spike as a result? From the pound’s exchange...
By Christopher Jeffery
28 Oct 2021
7 min read
Stand aside, economists; send me a meteorologist
Christopher Jeffery
Investment strategy

Stand aside, economists; send me a meteorologist

The largest central banks may expect the inflation storm to pass, but they can’t predict the...
By Christopher Jeffery
08 Oct 2021
3 min read
US debt: Dancing on the ceiling
Christopher Jeffery
Investment strategy

US debt: Dancing on the ceiling

Should investors be concerned about the US debt ceiling?  
By Christopher Jeffery
05 Oct 2021
3 min read
NICs smack, gas whack, households set to groan
Economics

NICs smack, gas whack, households set to groan

Should we be concerned about a hit to UK households’ finances?  
By James CarrickChristopher Jeffery
17 Sep 2021
3 min read
Minutes minutiae: Fed inching closer to the exit
Christopher Jeffery
Investment strategy

Minutes minutiae: Fed inching closer to the exit

With Fed tapering on the market's mind, we consider the implications for investors.  
By Christopher Jeffery
23 Aug 2021
3 min read
The ECB and inflation: Much Ado About Nothing
Christopher Jeffery
Economics

The ECB and inflation: Much Ado About Nothing

Has the European Central Bank (ECB) changed the entrenched low inflation expectations that have...
By Christopher Jeffery
14 Jul 2021
4 min read

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