Though markets breathed a sigh of relief following the announcement of US tariffs, investors should regard them as a transition to the next stage of the Trump presidency using the UBP ‘Start-Stop’ Framework. Continued US dollar weakness and a more sustained rise in volatility should characterise the next phase of the Trump administration. Capital protected and hedge fund strategies should help cushion portfolios looking ahead.
Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) - Guy de Picciotto, CEO of Geneva-based bank UBP, believes the financial sector could be at the start of a new era, past problems have been solved, and banks now have the chance to draw on their traditional strengths.
UBP ha annunciato l’ulteriore ampliamento della sua gamma di prodotti nell’ambito dei mercati emergenti con il lancio di un nuovo fondo: EM Sustainable High Grade Corporate Bond. La Banca conferma così la sua volontà di potenziare l’approccio verso gli investimenti responsabili e di sviluppare un’offerta che risponda ai criteri ambientali, sociali e di governance (ESG).
The high volatility of recent weeks likely represents a regime shift from the low volatility environment of 2017. For bond-focused investors, it means continued diversification away from not only interest rate risk but increasingly, seeking alternative drivers to ongoing narrowing of spreads. For equity investors, high volatility brings opportunities in conservatively structured products while capitalising upon the still strong earnings growth around the world.
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Since the beginning of the year, investors’ concerns over a return of inflation have come back to the fore and triggered a sharp sell-off in US Treasury bonds. Investors were initially unfazed, as this move reflected solid US growth prospects.