Meet Vasileios Gkionakis

Vasileios Gkionakis

Vasileios Gkionakis (Vas) has over 17 years of experience in research and portfolio management, both on the sell and the buy side (Citigroup, BAML, UniCredit, Fulcrum Asset Management, Lombard Odier). He has held various roles including Co-Head of Strategy Research and Head of FX strategy. Vas holds a PhD from the London School of Economics.

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  1. Two Reasons Why the Dollar May Struggle for Direction

    Vasileios Gkionakis

    As of 8 September, the dollar had risen by 4.8% since mid-July, its largest gain over a 41-day period since mid-October 2022. 

  2. Look for Idiosyncratic, Relative-Value and Carry Trades in FX

    Vasileios Gkionakis

    Idiosyncratic and relative-value (RV) trades are currently appealing. Look for monetary policy divergences (Bank of England repricing lower, rates re-pricing in CEE), sensitivity to ongoing muted Chinese growth, and energy prices.

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