Viraj Patel

Macro Hive Author

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SPECIALITY: FX, Rates, Economics,

Viraj Patel, CFA is an FX & Global Macro Strategist with over 8 years of experience working at institutions like ING, Barclays and the Bank of England. He is currently Head of Macro & Geopolitics Research at Arkera. Since lockdown, he has been running a Morning Macro Call every day at 09:30 BST for investment professionals around the world to come together in these unprecedented times and replicate the collegiate environment that we’re all missing by being away from our desks (you can sign-up here). You can also follow him on Twitter @VPatelFX for more of his instant analysis on key global market developments.


UK Economy

In: Hive Exclusives | COVID Monetary Policy & Inflation UK

The Gloomy UK Economic Conundrum

September 03, 2020

Brexit uncertainty, the UK’s economic makeup, a dovish sounding Bank of England and a possible early end to fiscal stimulus are all…

Currency War

In: Hive Exclusives | Bonds FX Global Monetary Policy & Inflation

The Return Of Global Currency Wars

August 20, 2020

A strong dollar can be a problem for the global economy (especially highly indebted emerging markets). But on the other end of…

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