Articles by Richard Booth, Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst, Franklin Templeton
Richard Booth, Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst, Franklin Templeton
Richard Booth is a Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst and has been with Western Asset since 1999. He has 21 years of industry experience. As a member of the Global Inflation-Linked Team, he is responsible for the day-to-day portfolio management of global inflation-linked portfolios alongside the development and implementation of global inflation-linked investment strategy. Before joining the Firm, he was a Research Analyst at Foreign & Colonial Asset Management.
Mr. Booth holds a Bachelor of Social Science degree in Money Banking and Finance from Birmingham University.
Despite upward price pressures in certain industries, on balance there doesn't appear to be a sustained inflation dynamic at work. Thus far, the Covid-19 pandemic has had a negative impact on both demand and supply.