March 2023 has been a difficult month for banks, with Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) collapsing, ongoing difficulties at First Republic Bank and the sale of Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse Group. As a result, fear has been spreading amongst investors about the health of the global banking sector and the possibilities of contagion. But will […]
Chris joined Axonic at inception and previously worked with Clay DeGiacinto and Jamshed Engineer at Tower Research Capital. He is responsible for the management of counterparty due diligence, asset valuations, P&L reporting, new entity setup, and he oversees all of the daily operational processes for the firm’s trading activity. From 2009–2011 he was Operations Manager at Tower Research Capital LLC. From 2006–2009 he was Head of Operations at Dynamic Credit Partners LLC. From 2004–2007 he was an Operations Associate at Nomura Corp Research and Asset Mgmt. From 2002–2004 he was an Operations Associate at Deutsche Bank, AG. Mr. Hughes received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Delaware, 2002.
Axonic Capital on CNBC: Is a Recession Looming?
As most of the major indices continue to experience prolonged losses, it is difficult to look at the drops as anything but a sign of an impending recession in the majority of asset classes. But is a recession really looming? CNBC spoke with Axonic Capital Director of Research Peter Cecchini for insight. “If you think […]
Axonic Capital in Bloomberg: Subdued VIX Is a Signal the Worst is Yet to Come
Despite furious bouts of selling in the equity markets, the Cboe Volatility Index (VIX), which is Wall Street’s so-called fear gauge, has remained stubbornly low this year. To help investors understand what this may mean for their portfolios, Bloomberg recently spoke with Axonic Capital Director of Research Peter Cecchini for insight. According to Cecchini, this […]
Axonic Capital on Bloomberg TV: Has the Market Reached Its Bottom?
The persistent market volatility and latest intraday drop among the major indices have created more bears than bulls among equity market investors. While this typically is a sign that the market has reached the bottom, now it may not be as simple. Bloomberg TV spoke with Axonic Capital Director of Research Peter Cecchini to find […]
Axonic Capital on Bloomberg TV: Examining the Markets Through a Historical Lens
As the markets remain persistently volatile, Bloomberg TV recently spoke with Axonic Capital Director of Research Peter Cecchini for insight on whether these large market movements should be reason for concern among investors or if it is a normal occurrence throughout the history of the market. “The analog we have been discussing since late last […]