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MARKET CONTEXT: Global markets traded in a range in July, amid central banks’ continued liquidity measures. Equities only progressed in the US, led by large technology stocks. The US dollar kept weakening on a dovish Fed, leading the euro, yen and gold to appreciate in July. The accumulation of (expected) bad economic news, in particular unemployment, reduced earnings, and the recent wave of new Covid-19 infection cases, is making a V-shaped recovery, which had been thus far the implicit scenario priced in the global markets, increasingly unlikely.Continue Reading
This Month's Thought Piece is on "How SMEs can secure their profit margin AND pocket their currency safety buffer” written by Portfolio Manager Alex Riteau who explains how SMEs can improve their profit margin if they are currently pricing in a "safety buffer" in their foreign currency transactions.Download PDF
This Month's Podcast is on "How SMEs can secure their profit margin AND pocket their currency safety buffer” We join Portfolio Manager Alex Riteau who will explain how SMEs can improve their profit margin if they are currently pricing in a "safety buffer" in their foreign currency transactions.Visit Site
MARKET CONTEXT: Equity markets and risky asset valuations further progressed in June despite the economic recession and fears of a second wave of Covid-19 infections. Going forward, we expect financial markets to be largely affected by how the spread of the virus is contained and the impact on economic activity.Continue Reading
A big thank you to the Canadian Chambers in Hong Kong, Shanghai and the PRD for hosting and organizing this webinar, and Ryan Swann from Baker Tilly for moderating. For anyone that missed it and would like to watch the recording please click the below link.Visit Site
Please join us for our upcoming webinar! This “Lunch and Learn” was designed for SMEs that do business across borders and are exposed to the volatility of foreign currencies. Many SMEs are at risk because they do not hedge their foreign currency exposure, resulting in the reduction of their profit margin or even losses. In some cases this can lead to bankruptcies. The reasons often cited by SMEs for taking this risk are due to the high costs usually associated with hedging and the lack of turn-key solutions in the market.
Event date: 08 July 2020Visit Site