Market Insights – May 2023

Market Insights May 2023 Climbing the wall of worry Last month, all eyes were on US politics being able to reach an agreement on the debt ceiling. A deal was reached under the wire, which brought back investors’ positive sentiment. Recession fears have been pushed out towards 2024. Even the most bearish economists are now […]

Market Insights – April 2023

Market Insights April 2023 Central Banks tightening cycle – mission accomplished ? The legendary investor Peter Lynch once said, “Although it’s easy to forget sometimes, a share is not a lottery ticket…it’s part-ownership of a business.” This quote emphasizes the importance of focusing on the underlying fundamentals of a company. Last month, we saw mixed […]

Market Insights – February 2023

Market Insights February 2023 Verleugnung In section VII of Psychopathology of everyday life (1905), entitled “The forgetting of impressions and intentions”, Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis describes the mental process by which a person can sometimes reject the reality of a perception, on account of its potentially traumatic associations, despite overwhelming evidence. In that […]

Market Insights – January 2023

Market Insights January 2023 Janus & the Strenae In ancient Roman religion and mythology, Janus was the god of gates and doors, the god of beginnings and transitions, both in literal and abstract ways As we know, the month of January is named for him. Portrayed with two faces one facing the past, and one […]

Market Insights – December 2022

Market Insights December 2022 The Grinch stole our Christmas (and performances) After an exhausting year and two consecutive months in the green for global equities on the back, investors were probably expecting a visit from Santa Claus in December. They instead saw how a cat-like face, cantankerous, demented Grinch visited one last time their broken […]

Banque Cramer & Cie appoints Erich Pfister as CEO

Banque Cramer & Cie appoints Erich Pfister as CEO Media release- 29 March 2022 Banque Cramer & Cie SA has appointed Erich Pfister as CEO and member of the Executive Committee. He will be tasked with continuing the strategy implemented over the past two years, which involves refocusing on the Swiss-based business, strengthening the operating […]