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Jacques de Saussure in L’Agefi

[Update: full article now available] Senior Partner Jacques de Saussure is interviewed by l’Agefi (in French). Find an excerpt below, and the link to the full article. Pictet: Le point sur l’opérationnel avec l’associé-gérant senior Jacques de Saussure. Le chiffre avait impressionné sur la place financière, en Février. Pictet a attiré plus de 15 milliards […]

Jacques de Saussure in L’Agefi

[Update: full article now available] Senior Partner Jacques de Saussure is interviewed by l’Agefi (in French). Find an excerpt below, and the link to the full article. Pictet: Le point sur l’opérationnel avec l’associé-gérant senior Jacques de Saussure. Le chiffre avait impressionné sur la place financière, en Février. Pictet a attiré plus de 15 milliards […]

Pictet Report: The appliance of science to art

Engineer Maurizio Seracini, who made headlines around the world last week, uses 21st century scientific techniques to analyse the history, provenance and dating of paintings by Old Masters, revolutionising our understanding of great works of art. Here recently gave us an interview for the Pictet Report, our magazine based on a series of specially commissioned […]

Perspectives March 2012: key figures

Here are the key figures for March 2012, taken from the latest edition of Perspectives. Find more analysis and views in this month’s edition, available for downloading. Economic indicators signalling green Economic indicators have continued to deliver positive surprises in both Europe and the US. Growth may well turn more sustained on both sides of […]

Perspectives March 2012 topic of the month: currency risk

For March 2012, the Perspectives topic of the month is currency risk. Find more analysis and views in this month’s edition, available for downloading. Volatility: tool for currency allocations Tactical currency allocation is of paramount importance in managing portfolios, affecting both sides of the risk/return equation. Fluctuations in exchange rates can have a significant impact […]

The rally in financial markets: can money creation by central banks explain it?

Money creation by central banks cannot explain everything but we are in a very peculiar situation where the largest central banks have embarked on quantitative easing. If the scenario of a decent global economic recovery is confirmed, there is a clear possibility of seeing this liquidity feeding most financial markets and particularly risk assets such […]

The rally in financial markets: can money creation by central banks explain it?

Money creation by central banks cannot explain everything but we are in a very peculiar situation where the largest central banks have embarked on quantitative easing. If the scenario of a decent global economic recovery is confirmed, there is a clear possibility of seeing this liquidity feeding most financial markets and particularly risk assets such […]

The Entrepreneurs episode 22: Bespoke tailoring, bell-makers, cheese in China and wellness

Pictet Wealth Management is the proud sponsor of The Entrepreneurs, Monocle‘s weekly business briefing featuring the most inspiring people, places and ideas from around the world. We invite you to take this week’s show with you for the week-end! Bespoke tailoring is a notoriously tough market to make your name in, with brands having client […]

Perspectives: March 2012 views on asset classes and currencies

Equities, high-yield and, to a lesser extent, investment-grade corporate bonds are among those assets benefiting most from the prevailing mode on markets of ‘average volatility’, according to our definition. Find more analysis and views in this month’s Perspectives, available for downloading. Favourable volatility regime Equities Euphoria not subsiding   Bonds Sovereign bonds resilient as optimism […]

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