Andrew Capon for CME Group

Andrew Capon is an award-winning journalist, editor, publisher and financial commentator. Since ending full-time journalism, Capon has worked as a strategist at State Street Global Markets examining investor behavior, and as head of strategic communications at Insight Investment, one of the largest U.K. fund managers. He is a graduate of Cambridge University.

Recent Articles By The Author

Japanese Stocks May Be Poised to Bounce Back

Japanese Stocks May Be Poised to Bounce Back

Leading indicators for Japan show a slowing economy, but central bank intervention could be good for stocks.

Why Central Bank Gold Demand Is Reaching New Highs

Why Central Bank Gold Demand Is Reaching New Highs

A reticence to increase U.S. dollar exposure in 2018 resulted in highest central bank gold demand since the end of Bretton Woods.

How Much Does the Fed Influence Equity Volatility?

How Much Does the Fed Influence Equity Volatility?

In 11 Fed easing cycles since 1972, equity volatility rose in the three months prior to the first rate cut.

Why Foreign Investors Are Showing Interest in China's Bond Market

Why Foreign Investors Are Showing Interest in China's Bond Market

Chinese government bonds have rallied in the last year and international portfolio managers are taking notice.

The World Is Watching Chinese Consumers

The World Is Watching Chinese Consumers

With 78 percent of China's growth due to domestic consumption, a slowdown in consumer spending there could ripple through the global economy.

Will Gold Rebound in 2019?

Will Gold Rebound in 2019?

A changing picture for interest rates, the U.S. dollar and market volatility could be a catalyst for gold.

Can the U.S. Dollar Keep Its Momentum?

Can the U.S. Dollar Keep Its Momentum?

Dollar strength defined currency trading in 2018. Will new headwinds have traders reassessing its position?