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MacroEuropeChina

The cost of the Chinese "zero-Covid"

More than two months have passed since Russia attacked Ukraine. The expected impacts on Europe are known, and growth prospects have already suffered. They are even already expected by the markets, which fell by 8% ...

StocksEurope

European equities: is the worst behind us?

The bad news is accumulating for Europe. Questions about a European recession abound. European dependence on Russian energy and grain imports is adding to inflation woes. Volatility is here, but…. is the worst ...

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Lessons from the earnings season (so far)

As we are halfway through the earnings season, market reaction has been generally negative so far, mostly driven by fears of possible tightening. But how worried are business owners about the near-term growth ...

ForexMacroEuropeEURUSDeuro

The euro turns 20. What's next?

The euro turned 20 years old on January 1st, much to the relief of the citizens who adopted it, but to the surprise of some economists who’ve been predicting a euro break-up for years. So what’s next for the euro?

StocksEnergyEurope

How electricity could become a tradeable commodity

Could electricity become an easily tradeable commodity that countries could exchange in real time? Progress is being made towards building an EU grid that would eliminate geographical constraints and distribute energy around the continent. Here’s ...

CommoditiesEnergyEurope

Energy sector outperformance and European upsides

Booming commodities, and upside potential for European energy majors suggest energy cyclical outperformance could continue into the next year.  

MacroEurope

Reflation trade uncertainty in European markets?

German elections won’t affect markets as much as China will. European natural gas, carbon permits, and power rising to record levels with little signs in any letdown. Euro area surveys are deteriorating, demand is ...

MacroEnergyAsiaEuropeUSA

Global markets ‘’quick take’’ as we enter Q4

We end Q3 this week and prepare for Q4 by looking at the current macro markets—there is a lot of reshuffling happening around energy and industrials. Countries want to control supply chain led inflation—especially China—and ...

EuropeInvestingThe Swiss Series

Investing in Switzerland | Stocks, ETFs, ADRs & CFDs

Switzerland has a well-deserved reputation as being one of the world’s safest places to store your money. Investing in Switzerland can be done through Swiss stocks, ETFs, bonds, gold and more.

StocksEurope

LVMH: the success story of Bernard Arnault, the richest man in the world

Bernard Arnault and his family recently surpassed Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk to have the world’s biggest fortune. What is the story behind his success and why is LVMH (Hennessy Louis Moët Vuitton) doing so well?

MarketsEuropeThe Swiss Series

Swiss Stocks: record high for the SMI could just be the beginning

A newfound interest in defensive growth stocks has contributed, among other things, to a soaring Swiss Market Index (SMI). The SMI is a quality stocks trade, with potential for a softer swiss franc to juice the gains ...

ForexEurope

Rising bond yields and EUR/CHF are good for Switzerland

In forex markets, the Swiss franc has hit its lowest versus the euro since October 2019 thanks to rising bond yields. That's good news for Switzerland.

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