Jefferies Appoints Chris Wood Global Head of Equity Strategy and Launches Eponymous “GREED & fear”
Jefferies announced today the recent appointment of Christopher Wood as Global Head of Equity Strategy. Mr. Wood, who joins from Asian securities house CLSA, has been ranked the top Equity Strategist in almost all major broker polls in Asia during the last two decades. Mr. Wood’s team also includes Frances Lai and Joe Man.
Simultaneously, Jefferies’ is proud to launch today its first edition of Chris Wood’s famous weekly called GREED & fear. Chris has been publishing these weeklies, 1,269 issues in total, almost without interruption since July 1996.
“We are excited to have Chris Wood join Jefferies,” commented Peter Forlenza, Jefferies’ Global Head of Equities. “With a string of appointments on the Asian platform in recent weeks, now capped by the launch today of Chris Wood’s GREED & fear, we hope to firmly establish the next leg of growth in our commitment and expansion across Asia.”
Prior to entering the investment business, Wood was a financial journalist. He worked for the Hong Kong-based Far Eastern Economic Review between 1982 and 1984 and The Economist between 1984 to 1994, during which period he was both the New York and Tokyo Bureau Chief. He was also the author of three acclaimed books while at The Economist. “Boom and Bust: The Rise and Fall of the World's Financial Markets” published in 1989; “The Bubble Economy: Japan's Extraordinary Speculative Boom of the '80s and the Dramatic Bust of the '90s” published in 1992; and “The End of Japan Inc.: And How the New Japan Will Look” published in 1994.
Jefferies Group LLC, the largest independent full-service global investment banking firm headquartered in the U.S. focused on serving clients for over 55 years, is a leader in providing insight, expertise and execution to investors, companies and governments. Our firm provides a full range of investment banking, advisory, sales and trading, research and wealth management services across all products in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Jefferies Group LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: JEF), a diversified financial services company.
About Business Wire
101 California Street, 20th Floor
CA 94111 San Francisco
Subscribe to releases from Business Wire
Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from Business Wire
CA-ANDERSEN-TAX23.8.2019 14:18:12 CEST | Pressemeddelelse
Andersen Global debuterer i Colombia
KERING23.8.2019 09:49:11 CEST | Press release
32 Leading Global Fashion and Textile Companies Make Commitments on Climate, Biodiversity and Oceans
BITFLYER23.8.2019 07:02:02 CEST | Press release
Ethereum (ETH) Now Available on bitFlyer Buy/Sell
STALICLA23.8.2019 02:02:11 CEST | Press release
STALICLA Announces Completion of pre-IND Meeting With FDA on STP1 for Subgroup of Patients With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
NV-RIMINI-STREET,-INC.23.8.2019 00:02:07 CEST | Press release
San Fang Chemical Switches to Rimini Street Support for its Oracle EBS and Oracle Database Software
GRAVITY-INTERACTIVE22.8.2019 17:48:03 CEST | Press release
Gravity Unveils its Future Plans During Gamescom 2019
In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.Visit our pressroom