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Gerold Permoser am 19th March 2018

Financial Markets Monitor: we have stepped up the risk of our asset allocation by a notch

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On 14 March our Investment Committee met, and as always, we started out on a discussion of our risk stance, i.e. our risk assessment. From my point of view, four findings of the discussion are worth bringing up here:

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Gerold Permoser am 22nd February 2018

Market Monitor: After the market correction, confidence outweighs

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„If you’re going through hell, keep going!”
Sir Winston Spencer Churchill


The year 2018 had started on such a promising note – is what we all were thinking. But at the beginning of February, the market taught us a lesson. As a result, the discussions at our first Investment Committee of the year at the beginning of February were interesting ones.

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Gerold Permoser am 14th December 2017

Market Monitor: risky markets have come far

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Earlier this week, we convened the last Investment Committee of 2017. The general risk appetite of the team has not changed vis-à-vis the previous month (from 78.85 percent to 79 percent on our 0 – 100 percent scale). The team continues to see the future optimistically, with a resulting “risk on” stance.

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Peter Szopo am 30th August 2017

Global stock markets: Break, correction or worse?

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The seemingly unrelenting climb of US equities has stopped in August. Market volatility spiked, the decline of the US dollar ended, bond spreads widened, and macro risk-indicators surged. While there has been no major correction (yet), the fresh breeze of optimism that characterized equity markets in the first half of the year gave space to the somewhat stale atmosphere that typically takes over when the majority of investors switch into risk-off mode.

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