Market Insight with Nicolas Roth - The Italian banking crisis
04.08.2016

After an already disastrous start to the year, Italian banks plunged 30% following the Brexit vote. Obviously there is no direct link between Brexit and Italy, but the uncertainty of the UK leaving the EU had ripple effects...

Read more

Market Insight with Kinan Khadam-Al-Jame - Reforming the Kingdom
26.05.2016

Political changes to avoid immediate turmoil Historically, kings of Saudi Arabia don’t accede the throne until late in life. However the current ruler, King Salman Al-Saud has upset the established formula of “rule by elder...

Read more

Market Insight with Daryl Liew - Views from Asia
28.04.2016

An intense heat wave is currently sweeping through South East Asia with the highest ever temperatures being observed in several countries. Mercury levels have crossed the 40°C (104oF) mark in parts of Thailand and Vietnam, while...

Read more

Market Insight by Nicolas Roth - Back to the roots. Private debt stages a comeback!
10.03.2016

Tight yields on corporate bonds, negative interest rates policies, clustering volatility and correlation on equity markets and omnipotent Central Banks created an extremely challenging environment for returns generation. In this context,...

Read more

Market Insight by Hasan Aslan - Hedging against volatility fed by Chinese currency policy
21.01.2016

Investors will recall 2015 as a mediocre and trying year. The memorable events were the Greek saga, the commodity market rout, the Chinese devaluation and the first rate hike in the US in over a decade. To everyone’s surprise, the...

Read more