Lale Akoner

Market Strategist
BNY Mellon Investment Management


Lale Akoner is a senior market strategist and economist at BNY Mellon Investment Management. She is known for applying global perspective to analyses and providing easy-to-grasp, research-backed investment outlooks to multiple audiences across the bank and clients. She also delivers Investment Management's economics and market views to external audiences through Bloomberg TV, Yahoo Finance, New York Times, Financial Times, CNBC, Reuters, MarketWatch, Le Figaro, The Times, Capital, Business Insider, and Barron's.

A native of Turkey, Lale received her B.A. degree in economics as the highest ranking student from the nation’s one of the leading academic institutions, Bilkent University. She is also a graduate of Yale University where she earned an M.A. degree in economics with concentration in macroeconomics, and from Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business where she earned an M.Sc. degree in finance with concentration in financial engineering.