Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM - Executive Director of Applied Research

Christoph Schon is the Executive Director, Applied Research for EMEA at Axioma, where he generates insights into recent risk trends with a particular focus on fixed income and multi-asset class analysis. Christoph has been in the portfolio risk and performance analysis space for more than 10 years, having previously worked for Lehman Brothers/Barclays POINT and UBS Delta. 

Most recent articles by Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

Safe-haven assets rally as geopolitical tensions rise

Last week, we saw safe-haven assets rally- the gold price shot up by over 2%, while 10-year benchmark yields in the US, the Eurozone and the UK dropped.

Posted 08.14.17 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

Bond yields fall and pound drops after surprise BoE vote

Last week, we saw German government bonds outperformed their US and British peers, as risk-free yields fell on both sides of the Atlantic.

Posted 08.07.17 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

Stocks up, bonds down? Not at the moment!

If you spent your entire working life in the 21st century, you may find yourself assuming that equity and bond market returns are inversely related most of the time.

Posted 08.03.17 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

Factor correlations change as spotlight shifts to Europe

During the first half of this year, we saw a notable shift in major risk factor correlations, in particular between equity and foreign exchange returns.

Posted 08.02.17 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

Swiss franc risk higher after central bank comments

Last week, we saw the Swiss franc depreciate strongly versus the USD.

Posted 08.01.17 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM