Martin Boujol

Martin Boujol

Martin has recently graduated from the university of St. Gallen with a master's degree in Business Innovation. He joined Flowbank in September 2020 as strategy assistant to the CIO. He has a strong interest in finance and new technologies and has a certain expertise in literature and philosophy.

BondsIndexChina

Chinese bonds find new acceptance in all 3 world bond indices

China is starting to compete for foreign capital inflows. With high quality bonds, other nation’s debt might lose their shine. Napoleon was right: China is awakening, and the world trembles.

Commodities

I like chocolate; how can I invest in cocoa?

For Easter, we wanted to give you insights on a fascinating industry as well as hints on how you could invest a part of your portfolio in cocoa.

CryptocurrenciesBlockchain

Theta token makes its way into top crypto charts

The future of high-quality video streaming is here! With 8k and virtual reality content on the way, we will have to adapt our soon-outdated data infrastructures. And Theta might be the solution we need.

StocksSocial Media

The rise of stock influencers – shaking markets with words

Elon tweets and people buy. In the past few months, we have seen stocks and other assets shoot up and down following tweets or other announcements from what we now call stock influencers. What is the reach of these people, and what are the risks ...

StocksTechnologyConsumer Electronics

Facebook’s mysterious wristband: the start of a paradigm shift?

Facebook has been testing new computing inputs using a ...

CryptocurrenciesESG investingBlockchain

Zero carbon emission blockchain: RubiX is the greenest you can do

Finally! A green version of blockchain, much criticized for its carbon footprint, has arrived. RubiX is greener, faster, and more secure. What more could you ask for?

Covid-19Health

Covid is a chance for pharma to gain our confidence back

Big pharma has been unloved in the last decade, both for safety and money reasons. However, these are heady times for the industry, both from the financial gains to be made from the covid vaccine and the marketing and PR value of having developed ...

TechnologyEVCars

Volkswagen shoots at Tesla: building its own European giga factories

German automaker Volkswagen has big plans to challenge Tesla; ...

CommoditiesCovid-19Manufacturing

Factories will struggle to keep up with rising demand

As vaccines are rolling out and social distancing measures are loosening up, the economy is getting back on track. However, we have rarely seen such a quick recovery, and many companies struggle to adapt to the new cruising speed.

EnergyESG investing

Carbon capture: why ESG investing and oil stocks are compatible

As more and more companies are pledging to reduce their carbon footprint, there is a new solution on the market: emulating trees in the air with a chemical reaction to capture carbon dioxide and ground it.

TechnologySocial Media

The Telegram messaging app would make an exciting IPO

I am sure you have all had a friend trying to convince you to migrate to Telegram. After rumors the company is about to step into public markets, we thought it would be interesting to explore Telegram’s story and recent success.

ESG investing

Are women better investors than men?

Today, March 8th, is International Women’s Day. We explore how women invest, to which extent their strategy is different – and sometimes, better – on average than men. The world of finance is not solely at the hands of men anymore, and we are ...

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