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 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

Treasuries outperform and dollar declines as investors rush to safe havens

Last week, we saw American sovereign issues outperform their European peers, as investors sought the safety of lower-risk assets.

Posted 09.05.17 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM

Bunds outperform Treasuries amid debt-ceiling worries

Last week, we saw German Bunds outperform British Gilts and US Treasuries.

Posted 08.28.17 Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM