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

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
What forex markets can teach us about unstable stablecoins
Christopher Jeffery
Markets and economics

What forex markets can teach us about unstable stablecoins

Just as with older pegged currencies, stablecoins that lack a credible and transparent...
By Christopher Jeffery
20 May 2022
4 min read
Allocations for inflation (part 3): when bond theories collide
Christopher Jeffery
Fixed income

Allocations for inflation (part 3): when bond theories collide

In the third part of our series exploring the asset-allocation response to inflation, we look at...
By Christopher Jeffery
23 Mar 2022
4 min read
Ukraine conflict: the inflation dimension
Christopher Jeffery
Economics

Ukraine conflict: the inflation dimension

In the second post of our blog series, we look at how Russia's invasion of its neighbour might...
By Christopher Jeffery
01 Mar 2022
3 min read
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

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