Simon Bell

Fund Manager

Simon Bell
Simon is a fund manager within the Active Fixed Income team, where he manages global rates portfolios. He joined LGIM in 2012 from Aberdeen Asset Management where he had a similar role, prior to which he was involved in LDI and trading, with a total of 20 years' investment experience. Simon graduated from Bournemouth University with a BA (hons) in Financial Services and holds the IMC.

Other articles by Simon Bell

Peripherals versus the core: the pendulum swings
Fixed income

Peripherals versus the core: the pendulum swings

European bond investors are witnessing weaker bund yields and tighter peripheral credit spreads o...
By Simon BellAsset Allocation
27 Mar 2024
4 min read
When could the ECB start cutting rates?
Markets and economics

When could the ECB start cutting rates?

Price pressures in Europe are easing, and the mood music suggests a policy shift is on the way.
By Simon BellAsset Allocation
12 Feb 2024
3 min read
Do Bitcoin ETFs herald a new era for cryptocurrencies?
Investment strategy

Do Bitcoin ETFs herald a new era for cryptocurrencies?

We see many use cases for blockchain, but we don't think cryptocurrencies will usurp fiat...
By Simon BellAsset Allocation
15 Jan 2024
3 min read
Is the ECB hiking cycle coming to an end?
Simon Bell
Markets and economics

Is the ECB hiking cycle coming to an end?

Our view: the peak in the ECB's deposit rate is likely this week
By Simon Bell
26 Jul 2023
3 min read
Inflation: does the ECB still have credibility?
Simon Bell
Economics

Inflation: does the ECB still have credibility?

Inflation pricing has moved above the European Central Bank's target - what does this mean for th...
By Simon Bell
20 Mar 2023
4 min read
Italian debt: could risk premiums be returning to peripheral bonds?
Markets and economics

Italian debt: could risk premiums be returning to peripheral bonds?

During a testing period for non-core European credit, we explore if now heralds the return of...
By Corinne Lewis-ReynierMarc RoversSimon Bell
23 Jun 2022
4 min read
Widening spreads and Italian debt: will the ECB act?
Fixed income

Widening spreads and Italian debt: will the ECB act?

The inflationary impact of the war in Ukraine has added to pressures on managing Italian debt. He...
By Simon BellAmélie Chowna
27 May 2022
5 min read
Omicron and the lessons of pandemics past
Investment strategy

Omicron and the lessons of pandemics past

Evidence from the Russian and Spanish flus may shine a light on the trajectory of the pandemic an...
By Simon BellChristopher Jeffery
10 Dec 2021
3 min read
Cryptocurrencies: what investors need to know about Bitcoin and others
Simon Bell
Investment strategy

Cryptocurrencies: what investors need to know about Bitcoin and others

Can investors afford to ignore Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies any longer?  
By Simon Bell
11 May 2021
3 min read

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