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

Fear and doubt cloud US and UK economic forecasts
Christopher Jeffery
Markets and economics

Fear and doubt cloud US and UK economic forecasts

US economists are gloomier than ever, while their UK counterparts are struggling with statistical...
By Christopher Jeffery
29 Nov 2022
3 min read
Falling leaves, rising taxes: is it a cold forecast for the UK?
Markets and economics

Falling leaves, rising taxes: is it a cold forecast for the UK?

Hetal Mehta and Christopher Jeffery examine UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt's Autumn Statement and what...
By Hetal MehtaChristopher Jeffery
18 Nov 2022
4 min read
Why did markets rally, and can it be sustained?
Markets and economics

Why did markets rally, and can it be sustained?

Last week's small inflation miss led to a big market reaction, reflecting hopes that we're near t...
By Christopher JefferyLars Kreckel
15 Nov 2022
3 min read
Has the Bank of Canada made you a Belieber in a policy pivot?
Christopher Jeffery
Markets and economics

Has the Bank of Canada made you a Belieber in a policy pivot?

Encouraging words from the BoC governor led to a rally in Canadian bonds. Are we seeing a...
By Christopher Jeffery
04 Nov 2022
0 min read
Dr. Copper will see you now
Markets and economics

Dr. Copper will see you now

Supported by heightened demand from the green transition, the long-term outlook for copper is...
By Patrick GreeneChristopher Jeffery
21 Sep 2022
4 min read
Sonia vs. SONIA: What we know about today’s sterling borrowing rates
Christopher Jeffery
Markets and economics

Sonia vs. SONIA: What we know about today’s sterling borrowing rates

We compare the redhead of 90s pop with today's red-hot inflation expectations.
By Christopher Jeffery
30 Aug 2022
2 min read
Japan versus global inflation
Markets and economics

Japan versus global inflation

Numerous factors are putting upward pressure on prices in Japan, and the yen is acting as an esca...
By Tim DraysonLars KreckelChristopher Jeffery
13 Jul 2022
3 min read
Boris resigns, but markets benign
Christopher Jeffery
Markets and economics

Boris resigns, but markets benign

Markets hate uncertainty, we're often told. So why did they remain unmoved amid the political...
By Christopher Jeffery
08 Jul 2022
3 min read
How is the market reacting to global rate hikes?
Markets and economics

How is the market reacting to global rate hikes?

Recent action by key central banks has come in more hawkish than anticipated. What does this mean...
By Christopher JefferyAlex MackBen Bennett
17 Jun 2022
4 min read

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