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

Chart of the month: price pressure persists
Ben Bennett
Markets and economics

Chart of the month: price pressure persists

Sticky inflation makes more aggressive US rate hikes more likely, limiting the chances of a soft...
By Ben Bennett
01 Mar 2023
1 min read
Chart of the month: asset classes pull a U-turn
Ben Bennett
Markets and economics

Chart of the month: asset classes pull a U-turn

The biggest losers of last year's sell-off have made the biggest recoveries, but what's driven th...
By Ben Bennett
23 Jan 2023
1 min read
Chart of the month: the outlook for the S&P 500 isn’t very merry
Ben Bennett
Investment strategy

Chart of the month: the outlook for the S&P 500 isn’t very merry

History suggests profits will come under pressure next year, leading us to underweight equities.
By Ben Bennett
19 Dec 2022
1 min read
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

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