Author Archives: Pierre Chartres

About Pierre Chartres

Years in the bond markets
11
Specialist subjects
Macro economics and european credit
Likes
football, skiing, golf, Skysports (everything except the F1 stuff), French Basque Country
Heroes
Chesley Sullenberger, Felix Baumgartner

BVTV: Lessons from the recent volatility for EM

Bond Vigilantes 05/03/2018  

In this week’s episode, fund manager Charles de Quinsonas joined me to discuss what the recent bout of market volatility meant for the emerging markets. Were all parts of the… Read more »

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BVTV: Can Abe make Japan great again?

Bond Vigilantes 29/01/2018  

Having eventually emerged from the shadow of its lost decades, Japan is currently enjoying its second-longest economic expansion since World War II, having grown for seven successive quarters. John Lothian,… Read more »

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BVTV: And that’s a wrap

Bond Vigilantes 18/12/2017  

It’s Christmas jumper time! In our final BVTV of 2017, fund manager Ben Lord joined me to assess bond market returns this year and share his thoughts on the outlook… Read more »

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A pretty good indicator of USD/EUR exchange rate movements

Bond Vigilantes 06/12/2017  

After four calendar years of price appreciation, it looks like the US dollar will end 2017 deeply in negative territory. The dollar has fallen by almost 12% this year versus… Read more »

BVTV: deciphering the differences between green bonds, impact investing and ESG

Bond Vigilantes 20/11/2017  

Richard Sherry, fund manager in M&G’s institutional fixed income team responsible for impact investing, joined me for this week’s edition of BVTV to talk through an area of the market… Read more »

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BVTV: The race to be next Fed chair

Bond Vigilantes 09/10/2017  

President Trump is expected to announce his pick for next Fed chair imminently, as Janet Yellen’s term expires in February 2018. Trump being Trump, the outcome is particularly hard to… Read more »

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BVTV: another car crash for the auto sector

Bond Vigilantes 31/07/2017  

Last week was a particularly busy week in the earnings season calendar, but has sentiment for the auto sector been dampened by the latest revelations in Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine… Read more »

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BVTV: The only certainty is more uncertainty

Bond Vigilantes 12/06/2017  

While last week ended with British prime minister Theresa May promising to provide ‘certainty’ after yet another shock election result, for markets, the opposite looks likely to be true. And… Read more »

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BVTV: Relief rally gets new legs on Macron victory

Bond Vigilantes 08/05/2017  

EU officials are breathing their latest sigh of relief this morning, after French voters opted for centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron over far-right rival Marine Le Pen in yesterday’s second round… Read more »

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BVTV: March madness, central banks in the spotlight

Bond Vigilantes 13/03/2017  

There was plenty to occupy bond markets last week, and with all eyes now turned to the Fed, this week is shaping up in similar fashion. Tune in to our… Read more »

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