Adrien Pichoud Adrien Pichoud

20 years of experience
Economist

Prepare for a new year’s rotation
Following the initial uplift from the announcement of a Covid-19 vaccine, markets have slowed, caught between optimism for the 2021 outlook and short- term concerns around the second wave impact.
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2021 MARKET OUTLOOK - No vaccine for low growth
After an extraordinary 2020, on so many levels, many investors can’t wait to put the year behind us. The US election, for all its noise, has not really changed the fundamental investment landscape. [...]
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Vaccine delivers a shot-in-the-arm for risk assets
Although the global economy remains mired in a ‘Japanification’ scenario – the prevailing state of lower rates and slower growth – positive news of a Covid-19 vaccine was a boost for risk assets. [...]
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US ELECTIONS: HOLDING OUR BREATH
At this stage, incomplete counting in the US election means that it would be premature to call the final result. [...]
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US ELECTIONS: MANAGING SHORT-TERM VOLATILITY
This was an unthinkable scenario for many, yet here we are: while the result of the election remains far from certain, the initial results credit Donald Trump with a lead in several key states, provid [...]
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Ignore the White House; the US’s economic outlook depends on [...]
The world’s economies are struggling with the ravages of a year unlike any in living memory. [...]
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Protecting against downside risk as recovery loses steam
The deepest trough of the coronavirus crisis is now far behind us. [...]
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Why equity markets are enjoying the best of a difficult situ [...]
Equity markets have enjoyed a three-month rally, but should investors fear a false dawn? At first glance, it is easy to spot what might derail the world’s stock markets. [...]
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