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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 […]

Multi-Generational Wealth, Nassau

The fifth edition of the Latam Family Office Master Class took place in Nassau in April 2018, with more than 60 guests attending. This year the focus was around geopolitics, digital revolution, alternative investments and family governance. Among the speakers, we had the pleasure of welcoming Alec Ross, Former Senior Advisor for Innovation to Secretary […]

Horizon special

The latest issue of Perspectives is a special edition devoted to Pictet Wealth Management’s (PWM) analysis of expected returns across 35 asset classes over a 10-year investment horizon, as well as the secular economic and market trends that will underpin those returns. This special edition resumes the more detailed analysis contained in our annual publication, […]

A period of transition

The early weeks of 2018 were full of twists for financial markets, with a rapid rise in bond yields leading to a short, sharp sell-off in equities. And while volatility subsequently fell back, it has still not returned to the low levels of 2017. What is going on? According to Christophe Donay, Head of Asset […]

What happens when rates rise?

After years of low interest rates, investors need to prepare for a rise in the cost of credit

Volatility presents opportunities

The technical correction in markets corrects the anomaly of a long drawn-out calm. The upsurge in volatility contains opportunities as well as threats.

After an exceptional year…

2017 was an exceptional vintage for risk assets that will be hard to repeat this year. But the environment could become increasingly favourable for active management as challenges rise and volatility increases. This is one of the main messages from Pictet Wealth Management (PWM) analysts and strategists featured in the 2018 special edition of Perspectives. […]

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