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Interest rates to stay higher for longer: May 2023 Market Commentary

The degrading credit worthiness of US regional banks is largely due to the fact that they were allowed to opt out from international banking regulation standards under the Trump administration. This has triggered a depression of equity valuations within the broad financial sector around the world. Large banks that are fully regulated and protected by their central bank are largely unaffected and present interesting investment opportunities both on the equity and fixed-income side.

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Q2 2023 An Inflection point for inflation and interest rates: Market Commentary April 2023

The Credit Suisse crisis, Inflation and Fear of recession and more are all discussed in this month's market commentary

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Equity rally pauses amid investor concerns about inflation and SVB’s collapse: Market Commentary March 2023

In the US, the Fed is caught in a dilemma over its next interest rate decision. While in Europe the ECB is expected to continue to raise interest rates. In Asia, China’s key economic data is expected to reflect its full re-opening

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Global markets are “risk-on” despite rising Interest Rates: Market Commentary February 2023

The US Federal Reserve has further increased its main interest rate by 25bps, with the Fed funds rate target range now reaching [4.50%; 4.75%]. In addition, the European Central Bank (ECB) raised its deposit interest rate by 50bps to 2.50% at its February meeting, marking the highest level for the deposit rate since 2008. Despite this, global equity markets strongly rebounded in January amid improving investor sentiment.

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Opportunity: Quantitative portfolio management analyst intern

If you are passionate about programming, math and quantitative finance, AND want to make a real difference in the world of finance then this role is for you. Working directly with the portfolio management team, we offer a modern work environment with flat hierarchies and a lot of personal freedom to hatch creativity which will allow you to expand your skill set and responsibilities FAST. Interns are not just interns here, they are productive members of our team and are responsible for interesting projects end to end related to their studies.

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Bipolar market sentiment: Negative for US & Europe, Positive for China: Market Commentary January 2023

Europe and US market sentiment is quite negative due to the uncertainty of economic drivers. We expect market participants to stay in “wait and see” mode until they can get clarity regarding the following 3 points. 1. recession, 2. inflation, 3. central banks’ “terminal rates”:

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