Victor Balfour

Victor Balfour - Investment Strategist - Rothschild & Co

Global Investment Strategist

Victor is an Investment Strategist at Rothschild & Co Wealth Management, having joined in 2012. At Rothschild & Co he is responsible for formulating the in-house strategy view on economic, political and market developments.

Victor graduated from the University of Bristol with a BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry. Prior to joining Rothschild & Co, Victor began his career at Psigma where he was responsible for advising wealthy clients, families and trusts.

He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment and is a Trustee of the Rothschild & Co Pension Scheme.

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  • Japan: partying like its 1989

    Strategy Blog

    Japan’s stock market is performing strongly, but we are unconvinced about the country’s long-term attractiveness. We believe the recent bounce in the Nikkei index is a sentiment or momentum driven story, and not one that yet reflects better fundamentals.

  • Disinflation, China and stock valuations

    Market Perspective

    Politics may well affect portfolios in 2024, but we know that the business cycle certainly will. In this Market Perspective, we examine the outlook for inflation, the case for and against investing in China, and whether stocks are currently being overvalued.

  • Is the US election over before it even started?

    Strategy Blog

    In selecting the next leader of the free world, voters in the United States face a decidedly uncompelling choice. We examine what a return to the White House for President Trump could mean for investors, and the outlook if President Biden remains in office.

  • Perspectives podcast: More of the same?

    Market Perspective

    2024 is set to be a year of record-breaking elections. But what else should investors be on the lookout for this year?

  • Snatching victory from the jaws of defeat

    Strategy Blog

    While the US election is far from a foregone conclusion, opinion polls point towards to a change of leadership in the UK. However, setting any personal political sympathies aside, in what ways can a change of government affect investors and the wider economic picture?

  • Bitcoin ETFs: a token gesture

    Strategy Blog

    The US regulator has approved the first Bitcoin ETF, but will this move signal the end of the cryptocurrency ‘boom and bust’ cycle? We examine the changing role of crypto, and whether it should be considered a digital currency or an investment opportunity.

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