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US outlook after the 2018 midterms

Following the US midterm elections, Senior US Economist Thomas Costerg and Senior Cross-Asset Strategist Jacques Henry discuss the outlook for the US economy and markets.  

In conversation with Claus Kjeldsen

Consumers have today what Claus Kjeldsen, CEO of the Copenhagen Institute for Future Studies (Cifs), calls a “liquid identity”. This means trying to classify consumers by age and gender is no longer effective, and so Cifs studies future trends and scenarios through the lens of social and behavioural science, economics and technology. At the fifth […]

Entrepreneur Summit

Uncertainty is becoming the norm in our fast-changing world and business owners and investors are looking for answers in how to turn volatility into opportunity. A range of solutions were discussed in detail at the fifth edition of the Pictet Entrepreneur Summit, held in Geneva at the end of August. A key takeaway from this […]

Trade Tensions Special

Fresh US tariffs against Chinese imports, followed swiftly by Chinese retaliation, are casting a shadow over prospects for the global economy. But just how much could they hurt growth? And what are the implications for various asset classes and for investors? In this special edition of Perspectives, experts at Pictet Wealth Management (PWM) set out […]

The Family Consilium

The world is becoming increasingly unpredictable, as new geopolitical faultlines emerge and challenge the long-held status quo. This was the key lesson to emerge from the Pictet Family Consilium, which took place in the Swiss mountain resort of Gstaad in June. The central theme of this year’s exclusive biannual event was ‘“Who Owns the Future?”. […]

What will the rest of the year bring?

After a relatively subdued first half for risk assets, the outlook for the rest of 2018 looks complicated, but not without hope. Global equities were trendless and the overall performance of risk assets lacklustre in the first half of 2018. But while trade tensions have been causing jitters and could continue to do so in […]

In Conversation With Mattias Ljungman

Future-facing companies and disruptive business models are what Mattias Ljungman, co-founder and partner at Atomico, is all about. Mattias believes in the power of technology to shape the future of investments and he’s particularly excited about the growth potential of the gaming industry – the subject of his presentation at the Latam Family Office Master […]

A modified approach for a low-return environment

Our annual Horizon publication contains Pictet Wealth Management’s analysis of expected returns over a 10-year horizon. Simply put, major asset classes are expected to deliver lower returns. But alternatives offer greater potential — in exchange for a degree of illiquidity. This abridged edition of Horizon sets out our rationale behind our expected returns forecasts relative […]

In Conversation With Alexandre Tavazzi

This year has clearly been defined by market volatility – and it feels a long way from the boom times of last year. But the message from Alexandre Tavazzi – a global strategist at Pictet Wealth Management – is that growth remains robust and investors simply need to be more nimble. He spoke from the […]

In Conversation With Alfonso Prat-Gay

Latin America is at a crossroads in 2018 with several regional powerhouses heading to the polls. And while plenty is yet to be defined – both economically and politically – there are also causes for optimism as populism arguably shifts out of the region and into North America. Alfonso Prat-Gay, Argentina’s former finance minister and […]

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