Andrew Harmstone
Managing Director
Andrew Harmstone
Managing Director

Andrew Harmstone

Managing Director

 
 
Background
Andrew Harmstone is a senior portfolio manager in the Global Multi-Asset team and heads the London-based Global Balanced Risk Control (GBaR) strategy. He joined Morgan Stanley Investment Management in 2008 and has 37 years of industry experience. Andrew developed his asset allocation experience in the early stages of his career, during his years working at JP Morgan Investment Management (1986–1997). During this period, he also honed his skills using derivatives in an asset allocation context and was appointed a consultant to the Presidential Task Force on Market Mechanisms investigating the 1987 Market Break. Andrew subsequently spent time with Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers, heading European Quantitative and Derivatives research, being voted into 1st place in the 2001 Institutional Investor Survey. Andrew received an M.A. in Business Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. (Honors) in Economics from the University of Wisconsin.
 
 
Insights
Market Outlook
(It's Not War) Just the End of Love
May 01, 2018
We see the tariff tantrum between the US and China as a negotiating tactic rather than the start of a trade war, presenting opportunities for investors who can trade around the volatility.
Market Outlook
A Convergence of Fortune
Apr 06, 2018
As the global economy continues to improve, emerging markets (EM) are converging with developed markets.
Market Outlook
Secular Stagnation: R.I.P.
Feb 28, 2018
The dramatic market correction in February confirmed the surprises we predicted in inflation and volatility. We assess what this might mean for the rest of 2018.
 

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