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Invesco’s multi-asset team responds to Swiss franc fallout

By: David Millar | 21 Jan 2015

Invesco Perpetual’s Head of Multi Asset, David Millar (pictured), explains how the surprise move by the Swiss National Bank to remove its euro ceiling called for an…

Response to SNB move: ZEW outlook Switzerland gloomy

By: Mona Dohle | 21 Jan 2015

Following the announcement of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to abandon the peg for the exchange rate between franc and euro, the economic outlook for Switzerland deteriorated…

UBP expands EM fixed income team

By: Mona Dohle | 21 Jan 2015

Union Bancaire Privée  (UBP) has announced the appointment of Koon Chow as senior macro and FX strategist to its emerging markets fixed income team. Based in London,…

Unigestion launches macro risk-based multi-asset fund

By: Mona Dohle | 20 Jan 2015

Unigestion has announced the launch of Uni-Global Cross Asset Navigator, a daily-liquidity, UCITS IV-compliant fund, targeting a return of three-month Libor +4%. The fund actively allocates across…

Swiss producer prices drop by -2.1% in 2014

By: Mona Dohle | 19 Jan 2015

Average annual producer prices in Switzerland declined to -1.1% throughout 2014, marking an overall reduction of 2.1% compared to the previous year, according to the Swiss Federal…

Lombard Odier IM appoints head of multi-asset

By: Viola Caon | 19 Jan 2015

Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM) has named Théodore Economou Chief Investment Officer of LOIM’s multi-asset business. The unit, which managed $5.2bn (€4.5bn) at the end of December,…

SNB move: Swiss 10 year bond yield drops to negative territory

By: Mona Dohle | 16 Jan 2015

Yields on 10 year Swiss bonds have dropped into negative territory, following the announcement of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to scrap the fixed exchange rate between…

AM industry responds to SNB move

By: Mona Dohle | 16 Jan 2015

The announcement of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to abandon the fixed exchange rate between euro and franc, has had a dramatic effect on markets, with the…

SNB victim of “policy assassination”

By: Peter Rosenstreich | 16 Jan 2015

Not so much currency wars but “policy assassination”. FX markets claimed its second victim in less than 4 month. And there will definitely be more in 2015.…

SNB scraps EUR – CHF peg

By: Mona Dohle | 15 Jan 2015

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) has announced that it will abandon the peg of CHF1.20 per euro whilst further lowering the interest rates on sight deposit account…

Reshuffle at de Rothschild: Group CEO steps down

By: Mona Dohle | 14 Jan 2015

Swiss group Edmond de Rothschild has announced that Christophe de Backer will step down from his position as group CEO as of 31 January, he will be…

Swiss inflation rate drops to 0%

By: Mona Dohle | 09 Jan 2015

The Swiss consumer price index calculated by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO) fell by 0.5% in the December, while average annualised inflation dropped to 0.0%. Consumer prices…

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