Christopher Jeffery

Head of Macro, Asset Allocation

Christopher Jeffery

Chris is Head of Macro within LGIM’s Asset Allocation team. He oversees LGIM’s Economic Research, Rates and Inflation, and the Multi-Asset Strategists and idea generators. He joined LGIM in 2014 from BNP Paribas Investment Partners where he worked as a senior economist and strategist within the Multi-Asset Solutions group. Prior to that, he worked as an economist within monetary analysis at the Bank of England with a focus on the UK domestic economy. Chris graduated from University College, Oxford in 2001 with a first class degree in philosophy, politics and economics. He also holds an Msc in economics (research) from the London School of Economics and is a CFA charterholder.

Other articles by Christopher Jeffery

Uncertainty abounds
Markets and economics

Uncertainty abounds

With geopolitical tension rising, we consider a fundamental choice confronting investors, and wha...
By Tim DraysonChristopher TeschmacherChristopher Jeffery
28 May 2024
6 min read
From goldilocks to red riding hood
Christopher Jeffery
Markets and economics

From goldilocks to red riding hood

Illustrating the narrow path for US inflation levels: markets see a 90% chance of inflation falli...
By Christopher Jeffery
24 Apr 2024
2 min read
What does the Bank of England have in common with Roman priests?
Christopher Jeffery
Economics

What does the Bank of England have in common with Roman priests?

Forecasting future inflation is exceptionally difficult, but the process can still be useful to t...
By Christopher Jeffery
13 Mar 2024
4 min read
Chart of the month: The roulette of rate cuts
Christopher Jeffery
Markets and economics

Chart of the month: The roulette of rate cuts

What is the options market saying about the probability of the Fed not cutting rates this year?
By Christopher Jeffery
06 Mar 2024
1 min read
All quarters are equal, but some are more equal than others
Christopher Jeffery
Markets and economics

All quarters are equal, but some are more equal than others

What do Nobel Prize-winning physicist Niels Bohr and baseball player Yogi Berra have in common?...
By Christopher Jeffery
28 Feb 2024
2 min read
Will the rates rally continue?
Christopher Jeffery
Fixed income

Will the rates rally continue?

Global government bonds delivered modestly positive returns in 2023 after two consecutive down...
By Christopher Jeffery
26 Feb 2024
2 min read
Chart of the month: Was the pandemic uniquely hard to anticipate?
Christopher Jeffery
Investment strategy

Chart of the month: Was the pandemic uniquely hard to anticipate?

'Prepare, don't predict' is a mantra you will have heard repeatedly from LGIM's macro team. We...
By Christopher Jeffery
09 Feb 2024
2 min read
US stock market dominance and reversion to the mean
Investment strategy

US stock market dominance and reversion to the mean

US equities have seen an unprecedented period of outperformance over the past decade, leading...
By Ella BennettChristopher Jeffery
18 Jan 2024
4 min read
Probing the market impact of productivity gains
ESG and long-term themes

Probing the market impact of productivity gains

We survey what AI might mean for GDP growth, corporate margins, equities and fixed income.
By James CarrickChristopher Jeffery
14 Nov 2023
3 min read

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