With markets focused on the likely timing and scale of reduced quantitative easing by the US Federal Reserve, Yves Bonzon, Pictet’s chief investment officer, argues that their focus is on the wrong place. Instead, the US fundamentals that will dictate the Fed’s eventual decision should be closely watched and assessed as to whether any QE […]
Probably the most acclaimed watchmaker of the last decade, François-Paul Journe built in just 15 years a landmark brand in the watch industry. This short video, announcing a larger interview in the December edition of Pictet Report, summarises his tips for entrepreneurs.
Three different regimes rule the US dollar: depreciation, crisis and secular uptrend. Few investors realise that we have shifted into a secular uptrend regime and this will have consequences on asset clases one should hold in a portfolio of investments. In this video, Yves Bonzon describes the regimes and asset classes to favour at the […]
Hedge Funds have performed poorly for the last 3 years compared to treasuries and corporate bonds, therefore people are questioning their relevance in portfolios. We believe there’s a place in each portfolio for this kind of investment as long as it is allocated in the relevant asset class and, most importantly, when the managers are […]
Yves Bonzon dissects the Cyprus crisis to understand how Europe deals with debt issues on a case by case basis. The existing situation opens interesting opportunities – as long as investors manage to hedge against government and nationalisation risks!
In this video interview, Jacques Noels explains the required skills and knowledge necessary to manage successfully a tech startup – in this case Crocus Technology, a hardware company active in the field of secured memory chips.