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Stephen Pope is the founder and Managing
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He has worked in the international capital...



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Meet Stephen Pope

Steven PopeStephen Pope is the Managing Partner of Spotlight Ideas.

He has worked in the world of finance since 1982 and has performed duties as a salesman, market maker trader and analyst. Stephen brings this wealth of experience gained at American, British, French, and Japanese to bear in his analytical work.

Stephen Pope has a broad base of client service having advised national agencies such as Central Banks, Government Ministries, and Sovereign Wealth Funds and from the private sector, Commercial and Investment Banks, Insurance Companies, Pension Funds and Publicly Listed Corporations.

Clients have been covered in all geographic regions and time zones embracing 36 nations.

Stephen gained his BA (HONS) Economics (II.I) from the University of Warwick and an MBA from Henley Management College in 1995.

He gained professional examination awards from the Association of International Bond Dealers (Now called the International Securities and Markets Association) in 1988, is a member of the Financial Services Authority and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

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Raising Rates & Quantitative Tightening | 09-04-15
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French Electorate Hands Socialists A Bruising | 30-03-15
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Should we call her Athena Merkel? | 23-03-15
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Naked Short Club | 23-03-15
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Dukascopy TV Interview | 09-02-15
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Radio New Zealand features Stephen Pope and Spotlight Ideas | 27-01-15
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Wall Street Journal features Stephen Pope and Spotlight Ideas | 05-03-15
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Forbes features Stephen Pope and Spotlight Ideas | 25-01-15
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Economic & Political Weekly references Stephen Pope | 24-01-15
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