Simon’s City career began in 1986 with Greig Middleton where he managed the dealing desk before moving to JM Finn as Head of Dealing in 2006. His roles within the firm include chairing the Dealing Committee, the Best Execution and Trade Reporting working groups. Simon is a regular participant in industry-wide discussion groups related to dealing. Simon is married with one child, living in Middlesex. In his spare time, he travels to remote parts of the world in search of rare birds and he has an extensive collection of twentieth-century graphic design.
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?