Queen Máxima of the Netherlands has called on European financial supervisors to review financial services for their health impact and urged the banking, payments and
Citing inflation, Máxima wants action on financial literacy
Pimco: next five years will be anything but normal
The global macro environment will continue to be anything but normal over the next five years. Investors will have to tread a volatile and challenging
Portfolio Day: 'Shareholder interests best served in US'
An investment portfolio today should consist predominantly of US assets. Impact investing is sustainable investing 2.0 and long duration assets continue to struggle. That is
As Eurozone spreads shrink, ECB gets the benefit of doubt
Increasing variations in interest rates on government bonds the Eurozone have reawakened fears of bankruptcy in the periphery of the eurozone. The ECB says it
Quintet still sees long term quality in tech stocks
Quintet Private Bank sees “significant long-term opportunities” in a world that has experienced multiple ‘black-swan’ type events – Covid-19, the invasion of Ukraine and a
What can stop the Fed?
The Federal Reserve is doing something else than what it says it is doing. At last week’s FOMC meeting, Fed chief Jerome Powell said that
Franklin Templeton sees more balanced policy risks
Franklin Templeton, one of the world’s ten largest asset managers, this week outlined its views on investing at a time that inflation threatens to undermine
A rerun of the 1970s requires a profound rethink
It’s not difficult to compare today’s era to the 1970s. An energy crisis, a hot war, a cold war, persistent inflation, soaring interest rates, rising house prices. Even Abba, with its flared trousers, is performing again, albeit as a hologram. For investors, a rerun of the 1970s would require a profound rethink.
Han Dieperink: equity market may fall further
Since 1926, the S&P 500 index has fallen by more than 20 percent fifteen times. On average, the index fell 34 percent in seventeen months
World Bank warns of 1970s-style stagflation
The World Bank on Tuesday warned that the global economy is facing a 1970s-style stagflation with a protracted period of feeble growth and elevated inflation