Olivier Desbarres

Olivier Desbarres
Olivier Desbarres is a London-based forex and macro strategiest.

Olivier Desbarres is a Director and the Founder of 4X Global Research.

He worked for 15 years as a senior Economist, Rates and FX strategist for Credit Suisse and Barclays in Moscow, London and Singapore.

Olivier was Head of Asia-Pacific FX Strategy at Barclays in Singapore and the focal point for G10 research during Asian trading hours, conducting his own macro analysis of G10 economies, currencies and interest rate markets. His team was highly ranked by a number of institutions and polls and frequently quoted in the written press.

Prior to that, Olivier was for 10 years the Economist, Rates and FX strategist for Emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Credit Suisse in London where he built a strong track record with the world’s largest fund managers. He was also the UK Rates Strategist for two years and wrote extensively on EU and eurozone membership.


i can't wait for this US election to be over. We can then go back to talking about really interesting things which have not been pre-occupying our minds for months and years...such as Brexit

4X Global Research's flagship Fixed Income Research & Macro Strategy (FIRMS) report is now available on RSRCXHchange, the research aggregator and marketplace platform, at http://www.rsrchx.com.

Check out my latest article: The curious case of Sterling’s outperformance https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/curious-case-sterlings-outperformance-olivier-desbarres via @LinkedIn

Check out my latest article: UK - Are markets ready for GDP bombshell and renewed tightening of local lockdowns and self-isolation rules? https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/uk-markets-ready-gdp-bombshell-renewed-tightening-local-desbarres via @LinkedIn

China’s V-Shaped Recovery Under the Microscope

My latest Insight on Smartkarma


Major Economies & Currencies – What to Look Out for and Why It Matters

My latest Insight on Smartkarma


United Kingdom: Back to 1999…and to the Future


"Purchasing power is king and consumer confidence its queen…but opportunity to spend is knight in shining armour" [United Kingdom: Anatomy of Economy on Lockdown Life-Support, 18 June 2020]

UK retail sales May data out 07.00. Analysts expect rebond after ugly April numbers

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