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In Conversation With Sally Osberg

In this conversation, Sally Osberg explains the approach taken by the Skoll Foundation and how they work with social entrepreneurs.

Gauging the economic plans of U.S. presidential candidates

Both main candidates in the US presidential election have outlined their plans in numerous areas. Whoever wins, both are promising to raise government spending, especially on infrastructure. Writing in the October issue of Perspectives, Pictet Wealth Management’s chief economist Bernard Lambert outlines various scenarios. Should Hilary Clinton win the presidency but the Democrats fail to […]

Piero Gandini

My father gave me a lot of responsibility for the development of the Flos brand, and also the freedom to make mistakes – a most precious gift.

Private equity, an antidote to prospect of weak returns?

The summer months were good for risk assets, though things may get bumpier in the months ahead. But alongside this study in chiaroscuro, the September issue of Perspectives offers a brighter picture of investment opportunities. Pictet chief strategist Christophe Donay admits that “prospects for portfolio returns look far weaker than they did in the past” […]

In conversation with Peter Diamandis

Entrepreneur Peter Diamandis presents his views on ‘moonshot thinking’, taking on challenges that had previously been seen as insoluble.

Family brands

In the summer issue of Pictet Report, we feature some well-known heritage brands and the stories of the families still at their helm after having weathered global crises, wars and succession issues.

Polarisation poses risks

Cesar Perez Ruiz, Chief Investment Officer at Pictet, assesses the aftermath of the Brexit vote and the implications of polarisation for investment strategy.

Investing in a post-Brexit world

Brexit should not lead to a repeat of the financial crisis of 2007-2008. So argue Pictet analysts and economists in the July issue of Perspectives. Central banks are better prepared and banks are less leveraged. In the last resort, the European Central Bank can be expected to step in again should financial stress noticeably increase […]

In the June 2016 issue of ‘Perspectives’

Will Knut Wicksell be proved right? The Swede’s theories include the notion that there is a ‘natural’ level of interest rates, consistent with the economy operating at its full potential without overheating. But the actions of central banks have forced interest rates to artificially low levels in recent times, well below their ‘natural’ levels. If […]

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