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Fund Insight: ODDO BHF POLARIS FUNDS RANGE

Story of the month INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES BEYOND AI For a long time, the equity market environment was characterized by uncertainty and concerns about the future economic development. However, the danger of an imminent recession seemed to have been averted recently. Now that the equity markets…
EFI
26 April 2024
Investing

Fund Insight: ODDO BHF AM Active Small Cap

Year to date, we have observed a strong decline in energy prices resulting in a strong underperformance of the listed European utilities. The reason for this steeper-than-expected decline in energy prices includes a substantial drop in carbon costs coupled with a reduction of other input…
EFI
25 April 2024
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US commercial paper offers diversification opportunities

US corporate bonds today have an attractive risk-return profile and offer an excellent diversification for a diversified portfolio, says Georgios Costa Georgiou, Managing Director Global Head Fixed Income Product Specialists of Allianz Global Investors. He is referring both to short-term high yield paper and to…
EFI
24 April 2024
Investing

Market view: Equities remain unmatched over the long term

Prof. Dr. Jan Viebig Global Co-CIO, ODDO BHF AM. "Equities too often have a reputation among German and French investors for being speculative. However, we believe that when equity investments are approached in a planned, long-term manner—aligned with simple principles and within one's risk tolerance—they…
EFI
23 April 2024
Investing

Fund Insight: ODDO BHF AM Artificial Intelligence

This month, we would like to focus on 'Fintech' Klarna and their recent internal implementation of a customer service tool based on Artificial Intelligence (AI). This implementation has led them to predict a $40m improvement in their results within the first year. More broadly, we…
EFI
19 April 2024
Investing

Weekly View: Cuts postponed… again

Ironclad at work César Pérez Ruiz, Chief Investment Officer, Pictet Wealth Management. THE WEEK IN REVIEW US markets were hit by inflation data that forced market participants to dial back on their expectations for Fed rate cuts as well as by fears of a flaring-…
EFI
16 April 2024
Investing

Pictet Asset Management launches Pictet-EUR Income Opportunities

Pictet Asset Management (Pictet AM) has announced the launch of Pictet-EUR Income Opportunities. The fund is primarily for European investors seeking reliable income with limited duration risk. A one-stop-fixed income solution, Pictet-EUR Income Opportunities invests across EUR denominated Investment Grade and High Yield Credit, as…
EFI
16 April 2024
Investing

Deanchoring

By Alexandre Tavazzi, Head of CIO Office and Macro Research, Pictet Wealth Management. With the Fed on course to cut rates, a resilient US economy and improving corporate earnings, we have just gone through the best Q1 in five years for risk assets. But have…
EFI
11 April 2024