About the author


Simon Ward has worked as an economist in financial markets for over 25 years. He believes that changes in monetary conditions are a key driver of both the economic cycle and movements in financial markets; accordingly, a forecasting approach emphasising monetary analysis has a better chance of success.

This online journal comments on economic and market developments from a monetary perspective. We welcome comments or questions.

Simon joined Henderson following its acquisition of New Star in April 2009. He has also held positions at WorldInvest, Lombard Street Research and Bank Julius Baer. Simon has degrees from Cambridge University and Birkbeck College.

Simon won the City AM analyst of the year award 2013.