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

Preparing for a cliff-edge Brexit

When key members of the UK government resigned after the cabinet decided to back PM Theresa May’s proposed withdrawal agreement, the probability of a so-called cliff-edge Brexit increased dramatically.

Posted 11.15.18 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

The top 10 cross-asset correlations to watch right now

Looking back at our work over the past couple of months, we have identified the 10 most significant correlation pairs that multi-asset class investors should focus on at the moment.

Posted 10.19.18 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

Has the dollar peaked?

Even though markets seem to have shifted back to ‘risk-off’ mode we believe that the political uncertainty in Europe is likely to keep the greenback supported against its European rivals. 

Posted 10.15.18 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

Doom Loop Reloaded? – Stress testing Italian contagion risk

In an eerie reminder of the European debt crisis of 2010-2012, the Italian government has seen its financing rates rise dramatically over the past couple of months.

Posted 10.10.18 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

10 Years On From the Lehman Collapse – What Have I Learned?

With the 10th anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse fast approaching, it is a good time to take stock and reflect on the lessons we have learned from it.

Posted 09.13.18 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM