PLEION Investment Adviser - Gestion De Fortune

Category: Investment Report

Annual investment review

THE YEAR OF ALL RECORDS   Retrospective After starting 2020 at an all-time high, the US stock markets as well as all other financial centers have sharply corrected. As the Covid-19 pandemic accelerates, governments have taken unprecedented decisions, resulting into the fastest and most severe recession. Central banks and governments have offered hitherto unimaginable answers […]

Monthly investment review

Global vision New economic cycle, with more volatile inflation. Slowbalisation Liquidity profusion will continue. Pandemics will affect long-term potential growth in G7, through the low marginal productivity of new debt. Resumption of intense liquidity injections by the Fed Fed will compensate for the lack of fiscal stimulus in Q4 (political gridlock). Funds’ redirection by the […]

Monthly investment review

Strategy and Macro Asset Allocation Subpar growth, disinflation. Resumption of intense liquidity injections by the Fed Growth: temporary relapse. More uncertain U-shape pattern G-Zero world. Multilateralism and climate action in the waiting room More healthy capital flows Quality assets will remain scarce and expensive Normalization of risk appetite, lower speculation   Macro perspectives Covid-19 and […]

Quarterly investment review

ASSET ALLOCATION In Q2 and Q3 advanced economies managed to avoid disruptions of their capital / credit markets and to engineer a tentative recovery. The resiliency of the pandemic, as well as the growing cautiousness of consumers / firms necessitate further – decisive – actions. A more solidary and reinforced Europe siding with a different […]

Monthly investment review

Strategy and Macro Asset Allocation Financial repression continues With Fed shift from re-liquefaction to reflation (Too) Prudent institutions at odds with gambling retail investors U-shape economic recovery Pandemics not over, but no global lockdown Weak USD if favorable for financial markets Prefer credit and inflation linked bonds Economic fear remains dominant, considering the current deterioration […]

Quarterly investment review

RETROSPECTIVE US equity markets finish best quarter in more than 2 decades US stocks wrapped up their best quarter in more than 20 years, a remarkable rally after the coronavirus pandemic brought business around the world to a virtual standstill. Just three months ago, investors were lamenting the end of the bull market—and the longest […]

Monthly investment review

STRATEGY AND MACRO Asset Allocation Rosy scenario more likely than dark one 2020 recession will deeply impact economies Great Unknown for 2020-2021 Huge debt and deficits are not an issue yet Risky assets consider pandemic as temporary Liquidity driven Equities are ahead of fundamentals Sovereign bonds still in crisis mode Once again, the tidal wave […]

Monthly investment review

STRATEGY AND MACRO   Asset Allocation A global framework still very unstable… … where, worst case is avoided, for now But prepare for delicate U-shape pattern ahead Maintain an ¨off-road¨ vehicle investment approach Expect further volatility and rapid rotations   Macro perspectives Storm-riders The World’s perspectives are particularly opaque. The sanitary crisis remains a unique […]

Quarterly investment review

RETROSPECTIVE Economic data starting to indicate the gravity The coronavirus outbreak which began in China but has since spread to encompass over 140 countries worldwide continues to wreak havoc in the global economy, and looks set to continue to do so for some time to come. There remains a great deal of uncertainty regarding the […]

Monthly investment review

STRATEGY AND MACRO Asset Allocation A tidal wave of global liquidity A trade truce, finally End of deflation scare Low odds of a global recession in H1 2020 QE4 maybe. But not for sure… The world has become growingly complex in the past couple of years. Therefore, mega-trends deserve particular scrutiny. They will, one day, […]