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Ben Ford

Benjamin Ford is a Researcher at Macro Hive. Benjamin studied BSc Financial Mathematics at Cardiff University and MSc Finance at Cass Business School, his dissertations were on the tails of GARCH volatility models, and foreign exchange investment strategies during crises, respectively. He has previously worked as a Summer Research Student at Cardiff University School of Mathematics where he designed the risk pricing model for their £600 million campus developments.

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  1. Markets to Watch This Week: BoE and Fed to Pause

    Bilal Hafeez, Ben Ford

    A tumultuous week for the global banking system seemed to only hit rates as bond market volatility reached its highest since the Global Financial Crisis (Charts 1, 2 and 3).

  2. China Growth Tracker: Indices Suggest Reopening Has Slowed in March

    Bilal Hafeez, Ben Ford

    Our new high-frequency China reopening index has moved sideways over the past week.

  3. Momentum Models Fall 2.2% During Market Turmoil

    Bilal Hafeez, Ben Ford

    Momentum models (-2.2% WoW) felt the full brunt of the SVB fallout, performing worst in equities (-4.0%), then rates (-3.3%) and FX (-0.7%).

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