Perspective: Is Volatility Dead? Hardly
17 June 2013 | In 2012 volatility has been declining sharply across risky classes and the picture has changed significantly of late, as volatility is creeping into several areas of the market that may have escaped some investors’ attention. We believe investors will be sensitive to the messages coming from Central Banks.
Multi-Asset Workshop II: Open-Door Event
23 May 2013 | Our Multi-Asset workshop in Munich hosted a panel of economist and strategists from major investment banks in mid-April. We spurred them to express their clear views about the economy and financial markets, and compared them to our own. This reports gets this lively debate into perspective.
08 May 2013 | On May 2nd the ECB announced the cut of its policy rate by a quarter point to 0.5%, reaching its lowest level since the introduction of the Euro. In this latest edition of our Investment Talks we ask Cosimo Marasciulo about the effects on financial markets of the recent ECB rate cut and the possible consequences of the new Italian government.
Blue Paper: Redrawing the Investment Map: New Risk, New Reward
11 June 2013 | This report follows the footsteps of our latest CIO letter and puts the topic of economic and financial stability in a deeper perspective. We wonder if the world has become more or less stable than at the start of the crisis and want to look into the implications. So what is the right investment strategy for the market conditions that we face? And what are the investment techniques that will allow us to manage the risks of our chosen strategy?