Ben Bennett

Head of Investment Strategy and Research

Ben Bennett
Ben focuses on investment ideas and themes. He spends a lot of time on the 4Ds of fixed income investing: debt, deficits, demographics and deflation. This might be more than a little influenced by his first-hand experience of a credit crisis, having joined us from Lehman Brothers in 2008.

Other articles by Ben Bennett

Podcast: Looking back and looking forward
Ben Bennett
Markets and economics

Podcast: Looking back and looking forward

In the last episode of Market Talk for the year, Ben Bennett, Head of Investment Strategy &...
By Ben Bennett
01 Dec 2022
1 min read
Chart of the month: let’s not get ahead of ourselves
Ben Bennett
Markets and economics

Chart of the month: let’s not get ahead of ourselves

The post-US CPI rally may mark a turning point, but there's a long way to go yet.
By Ben Bennett
21 Nov 2022
1 min read
Podcast: The Fed holds firm
Ben Bennett
Markets and economics

Podcast: The Fed holds firm

Inflation is controlling almost every narrative in the Western world - from policymakers' decisio...
By Ben Bennett
08 Nov 2022
1 min read
Podcast: A possible policy pivot?
Ben Bennett
Markets and economics

Podcast: A possible policy pivot?

Following the release of some softer economic data, whispers are afoot of a possible policy pivot...
By Ben Bennett
11 Oct 2022
1 min read
Podcast: Navigating turbulent times
Markets and economics

Podcast: Navigating turbulent times

It's been a turbulent week in financial markets. But is the volatility seen in UK financial marke...
By Ben BennettMarija Simpraga
29 Sep 2022
1 min read
Podcast: Have hawks just halted the rally in equities?
Ben Bennett
Markets and economics

Podcast: Have hawks just halted the rally in equities?

With investors now mulling over the consequences of the Jackson Hole symposium of central bankers...
By Ben Bennett
01 Sep 2022
1 min read
A bear market rally? Or not?
Ben Bennett
Markets and economics

A bear market rally? Or not?

What's behind the rally in equities, bonds and credit? That was the hot topic of our weekly...
By Ben Bennett
12 Aug 2022
2 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
How inevitable is European recession?
Ben Bennett
Economics

How inevitable is European recession?

Given the ongoing geopolitical tensions, a sense of caution - not just over Europe but elsewhere ...
By Ben Bennett
11 Mar 2022
3 min read

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