John has a law degree and an MBA from the London Business School. He gained his CFA qualification in 2017. Prior to joining JM Finn in January 2011, John was a merchant adventurer which took him to Sweden, Dubai, Indonesia and India where he was involved with derivatives broking, property and estate agencies as well as general corporate finance related consulting. John specialised in shareholder activism for a number of years and at one stage owned a company that did specialist sound, flash and exhaust fume moderation for sniper rifles. John is a keen sailor, and still stalks, shoots or fishes most weekends. John is one of the 1,831 people who have swum the Channel. He enjoys backgammon, bridge and the fine gastronomic delights of Boodles. John has three daughters and lives in West London with his two Patterdale terriers and his girlfriend.
The gross redemption yield (“yield”) on UK ten year gilts hit a low of 0.02% on 3rd August 2020. You now get an annual yield of 0.57%, which is not far from what you got paid before the world slid…
CyberArk shares are traded in America, although the company can trace its origins to the Israeli defence forces.
Current economic growth is considered to be not too hot (to push up rates and inflation) and not too cold (to push down employment and share prices). John Royden unpicks this "Goldilocks" analogy.