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

Bond yields trapped by interplay of economic and political news

November saw bond and currency markets driven by a mix of economic news and political risks. 

Posted 12.08.17 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

A hike in UK rates may be no walk in the woods

Following 8.5 years of near-zero interest rates and months of conflicting, the Bank of England finally raised its base rate from 0.25% to 0.50% on November 2.


Posted 11.20.17 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

Long yields fall and UK curve flattens after ‘dovish’ BoE rate hike

Last week, we saw government bond yields fall around the globe.

Posted 11.07.17 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

European yields and euro depressed by dovish ECB

Last week, we once again saw US Treasury yields rise sharply, hitting their highest levels since the second Fed rate hike in mid-March. 

Posted 10.31.17 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