Welcome to 4X Global Research

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4X Global Research is an independent, London-based consultancy offering institutional and corporate clients focused, actionable, innovative and connected research on Emerging and G20 fixed income and FX markets and economies.

4X Global Research has a strong forecasting track record, rooted in both a qualitative and quantitative analysis of data, trends, policy decisions and global events. Its exclusive and conflict-free written reports and consultancy services give investors a unique edge in making informed and timely investment decisions and form the basis of a long-term strategic partnership with its clients.

4X Global Research has been named as one of the Best London-based Emerging Markets Startups and Companies, regularly featured on The Armchair Trader and Real Vision and presented at events hosted by the Electronic Research Interchange (Eri-c). Its flagship Fixed Income Research & Macro Strategy (FIRMS) report is available by e-mail subscription, on research platforms (SmartkarmaRSRCHXchange), with the Speevr One Pass and via the Independent Research Forum.  4X Global Research is a member of the European Association of Independent Research Providers (Euro IRP).

Olivier Desbarres

Olivier founded 4X Global Research in 2017 to provide substantive research, high-quality analysis. He has over 22 years experience working in finance, including 15 years at Credit Suisse and Barclays in Moscow, London and Singapore as a senior economist, rates and FX strategist covering the G10, EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions.