Ben, an Investment Director at JM Finn, manages Private Client, Trust, Pension and Charity investment portfolios. In addition, he has responsibility for supervising ten other investment managers. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment. In addition, he has responsibility for supervising a number of other Investment Managers.
Ben started his investment management career at James Capel/HSBC in 1993 and spent 13 years with the company before joining JM Finn in 2006. Prior to working in investment management, Ben completed a short service commission in the Army.
Ben grew up and lives in Kent. He is married with a son and a daughter and enthusiastically plays tennis and golf, mainly to amuse others. He also enjoys watching cricket and hockey, as well as walking his dogs and making apple juice.
Inflation, interest rates and unemployment have taken a back seat amongst many media outlets in November, as the Football World Cup, amongst some controversy, has gotten underway.
How does the seasons and holidays impact markets? Has this year been any different so far?