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

Chart of the month: Was the pandemic uniquely hard to anticipate?
Christopher Jeffery
Investment strategy

Chart of the month: Was the pandemic uniquely hard to anticipate?

'Prepare, don't predict' is a mantra you will have heard repeatedly from LGIM's macro team. We...
By Christopher Jeffery
09 Feb 2024
2 min read
US stock market dominance and reversion to the mean
Investment strategy

US stock market dominance and reversion to the mean

US equities have seen an unprecedented period of outperformance over the past decade, leading...
By Ella BennettChristopher Jeffery
18 Jan 2024
4 min read
Probing the market impact of productivity gains
ESG and long-term themes

Probing the market impact of productivity gains

We survey what AI might mean for GDP growth, corporate margins, equities and fixed income.
By James CarrickChristopher Jeffery
14 Nov 2023
3 min read
Could UK interest rates be peaking for this cycle?
Christopher Jeffery
Markets and economics

Could UK interest rates be peaking for this cycle?

Opinion at the latest Monetary Policy Committee meeting was highly divided, with the vote split...
By Christopher Jeffery
03 Oct 2023
2 min read
Revising up UK GDP: What are the implications?
Economics

Revising up UK GDP: What are the implications?

Recent updates to historic data imply the UK's economic rebound following the COVID-19 pandemic w...
By James CarrickChristopher Jeffery
11 Sep 2023
3 min read
Chart of the month: Europe’s LNG binge and the dangers of partial analysis
Christopher Jeffery
Markets and economics

Chart of the month: Europe’s LNG binge and the dangers of partial analysis

The speed with which Europe pivoted to LNG following Russia's invasion of Ukraine took many - us...
By Christopher Jeffery
01 Aug 2023
1 min read
If it isn’t hurting, it isn’t working
Christopher Jeffery
Markets and economics

If it isn’t hurting, it isn’t working

The Bank of England has little choice but to continue raising rates until the pips squeak.
By Christopher Jeffery
05 Jul 2023
3 min read
The US debt ceiling and the rise of partisan politics
Christopher Jeffery
Markets and economics

The US debt ceiling and the rise of partisan politics

As the US debt ceiling deadline approaches, and with a house so divided, we believe payment...
By Christopher Jeffery
24 May 2023
3 min read
Knickerbocker story
Christopher Jeffery
Markets and economics

Knickerbocker story

Are there parallels between the November 1907 Knickerbocker banking crisis and the events of the...
By Christopher Jeffery
22 Mar 2023
3 min read

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