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

Pound recovers on Brexit silver lining, as yields and dollar fall

Last week, we saw US government bonds outperform their European rivals. The 10-year Treasury yield ended the week 9 basis points lower, after bond investors revised their inflation and rate hike expectations downwards.

Posted 10.16.17 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

Treasury yields and dollar rise as Fed confirms rate-hike expectations

Last week, we saw government bond yields rise across the globe and the 10-year US Treasury benchmark, increase by 8 basis points.

Posted 10.02.17 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

Bond yields rise and dollar gains as investors abandon safe havens

Last week, interest rates on British government securities continued their ascent, rising to levels last seen in early February.

Posted 09.25.17 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

Gilt yields and sterling rise on prospect of higher interest rates

Last week, we saw government bond prices fall and yields rise strongly around the world, as concerns over geopolitical tensions and tropical storms finally started to ease. 

Posted 09.19.17 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

Treasury yields and dollar fall further, driven by ongoing tensions, Hurricane Irma and a cautious Fed

Last week, we saw Government bond yields fall across the globe on the back of ongoing tensions on the Korean peninsula and some cautioning remarks from Federal Reserve officials.

Posted 09.12.17 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM