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 […]
Mr. Cicek joined Axonic in 2017. He is the Lead Portfolio Manager of Axonic Systematic Arbitrage Fund responsible for portfolio management, research and trading activities. Between 2010 and 2017, he was employed at Barclays Bank PLC where he started in the Quantitative Analytics Department as a desk quant. In 2012 he moved internally to one of the propriety trading desks where he traded interest rate derivatives systematically. During his last year at Barclays he was part of the Quantitative Investment Strategies group, responsible for building and trading systematic strategies and alternative beta indices for institutional clients. Mr. Cicek holds a BS in Industrial Engineering with a Minor in Mathematics from Sabanci University in Istanbul and was in the PhD program in Decision, Risk & Operations Department at Columbia Business School.
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 […]
Axonic Capital on CNBC: What the Latest Inflation Data Means for Investors
Stocks experienced yet another volatile day following the latest inflation data, indicating that the U.S. Federal Reserve will likely need to raise interest rates in the near future. Despite this, the 10-year yield also dropped today due to investors purchasing bonds, which is not typically seen following a pessimistic inflation report. What might this all […]