|Name David Buik|
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David Barlow Buik (born 21 March 1944) is a businessman and financial pundit for the BBC and other British, American and Australian television channels.
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- Early life
- Personal life
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Buik was born in Montreal and moved to the UK in 1949. He was educated at Harrow School.
Buik started work at Philip Hill Higginson Erlangers in the City of London. He later worked for RP Martin, Kirkland Whitaker, London Deposit Agencies, Money Market Agencies, MY Marshall, and City Index Group. The companies he has worked for mostly involved financial spread betting. He worked for BGC Partners from 1999 to 2011. His retirement from BGC was celebrated with a dinner on 25 March 2011 at the Royal Exchange, London.
He has appeared as a financial pundit on the BBC, Bloomberg Television, CNN International and ABC News (Australia).
He was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2016 New Year Honours for services to financial services.
Buik married Penelope Bonner in 1976 in Westminster, and they had two daughters (in 1978 and 1980). He has a son, born in April 1973, from a previous marriage in 1970 in Westminster to Susan Fenwick. He lives in Fulham, and follows Fulham Football Club.
He also enjoys visiting horse-races.