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Jury announced for fourth Prix Pictet photography prize

American photographer Mitch Epstein won the 2011 Prix Pictet for his series entitled American Power. For the first time, the winner of the Prix Pictet will be announced in London. The prize for the fourth cycle of the Award will be presented by Honorary President Kofi Annan at the opening of the finalists’ exhibition at […]

Euro area: 3Y LTRO alleviates the credit crunch

Monetary aggregates remain depressed The annual growth rate of the monetary aggregate M3 jumped to 2.5% y-o-y in January, from 1.5% in December 2011, but remains well below its reference value (4.5%). Loans to the private sector remained subdued at 1.1% y-o-y compared to 1.0% the previous month. The 3Y LTRO[definition] helped to alleviate the […]

The Entrepreneurs episode 19: Greek entrepreneurship, Copenhagen tea scene and African retail market

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. This week, The Entrepreneurs lead with a report on Greek entrepreneurship, and despite the serious economic peril that the country finds itself in, the Entrepreneur’s producer Daniel Giacopelli found […]

Pictet Report: INSEAD on boards

Published three to four times a year, the Pictet Report is a magazine based on a series of specially commissioned interviews and discussions with entrepreneurs, business academics and inspiring personalities. Today we spotlight the opening article of the Winter 2012 issue titled “Focus on boards”. The dysfunctional dynamics behind boardroom conflicts Jean-François Manzoni Professor of […]

February 2012 key figures: commodities and exchange rate

Each month “Perspectives” spotlights the most important economic indicators, presented to you in a synthetized and accessible form. Today we publish the performance of commodities and the exchange rate movements. Data in charts and tables dated as of 1st February 2012. Find these figures and more in the February 2012 edition of Perspectives. Remember you […]

February 2012 key figures: main economic indicators

Each month “Perspectives” spotlights the most important economic indicators, presented to you in a synthetized and accessible form. Today we publish the GDP growth rate and inflation (CPI). Data in charts and tables dated as of 1st February 2012. Find these figures and more in the February 2012 edition of Perspectives. Remember you can subscribe […]

February 2012 views on asset classes and currencies

By furnishing banks with an unlimited supply of liquidity on 21 December 2011, the ECB helped bring about a reduction in systemic risk in Europe’s banking sector and was the driver behind January’s rally by risk assets. Here are our views on asset classes and currencies for February 2012. Equities Trend-shift in December   Bonds […]

February 2012 key figures: Stock markets and sectors’ returns

Each month Perspective spotlights the most important economic indicators, presented to you in a synthetized and accessible form. Today we publish the stock markets and sectors’ returns. Data in charts and tables dated as of 1st February 2012. Find these figures and more in the February 2012 edition of Perspectives. Remember you can subscribe to […]

February 2012 key figures: Stock markets and sectors' returns

Each month Perspective spotlights the most important economic indicators, presented to you in a synthetized and accessible form. Today we publish the stock markets and sectors’ returns. Data in charts and tables dated as of 1st February 2012. Find these figures and more in the February 2012 edition of Perspectives. Remember you can subscribe to […]

The Entrepreneurs episode 18: Environmental transportation, airlines, startups, music and men’s wear.

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. Why not download the latest episode for your ride back home from work? This week, Jonathan Openshaw will be looking at the fast paced world of environmental transportation, and […]

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