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William Hobbs: Inside the mind of Barclays' 'growth guru'

Exclusive interview: Barclays chief investment officer William Hobbs gives Opto the lowdown on his career to date, the motivations that incited a switch from chef to investment expert, and the sectors and regions he's predicting to outperform.

Hobbs gave Opto an insight into the mind of a CIO at our inaugural event at the Ned London, on 12 March. 

After delivering his thoughts on the key themes characterising global markets in 2019 as part of a panel discussion, Hobbs highlighted the sectors where he sees value, and future growth, in an exclusive one-to-one interview, which you can view below:

 

 

 

 

We hope you enjoyed the video, for more content like this look out for the full two-part panel discussion where Christian May, editor-in-chief at City A.M., quizzes Hobbs, Michael Bell, JP Morgan global market strategist, and Kay Bendall, investment director at Adam & Company, on 2019's biggest investment opportunities.

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