Managing currency risk in investment funds. Guest contributor Marc Eigenheer, CFA, FRM CEO ICADIA Ltd. Selecting the right currency-hedged investment products for funds is vital. For investors, the currency aspects of a fund investment is crucial to examine the types of hedging the fund employs and which currency risks are connected with the fund.
The macro perspective
On over- and underestimating the Swiss economy. The latest Swiss growth data looked encouraging. However, there are quite a few uncertainties concerning the sustainability of some sources of the recent growth.
FX market talk
After the shock, Brexit creates some investment opportunities. A cascade of political and economic turmoil following the Brexit vote was expected. But, the country’s politicians have managed the challenges well so far. Simultaneously, the GBPCHF exchange rate rapidly depreciated. Are investment opportunities with GBP attractive now?