Mosaique Insights: Issue 09

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One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of the winter.”

Henry David Thoreau

So far, 2022 has not been what investors would deem a smooth ride: persistent inflation concerns on one side and a rapidly shrinking liquidity environment on the other – a challenging environment for markets. One would wish to live in more serene times. However, this is the (investment) world we live in.

Remembering the wise words attributed to the philosopher Henry David Thoreau, it is all the more important to remain positive, even in the face of many uncertainties. It is in times like these that our strength as wealth managers is put squarely to the test. With our heritage firmly rooted in the multi-generational preservation of wealth, we wanted to share with you in this edition of Mosaique Insights how we’ve navigated these past months with articles from our portfolio managers, investment and client advisers.

We also use this opportunity to take a closer look at what type of investments can thrive in challenging times, take you on a trip to the Nordics and introduce to you our new Rothschild & Co Switzerland art collection. No edition would be complete without our latest views from our advisory team which sheds light on the potential of the healthcare sector.

We hope you enjoy this edition of Mosaique Insights, wish you a happy summer, un bon été, einen schönen Sommer and look forward to seeing you in autumn!

 

Laurent Gagnebin
CEO, Rothschild & Co Bank AG

 

Dr. Carlos Mejia
CIO, Rothschild & Co Bank AG

 

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    Strategy Blog

    It’s been roughly six months since shipping disruptions in the Red Sea began, but what has been the impact on global supply chains? In this blog we take a look at the current state of play and consider whether there may be an impact on goods-related inflation.

  • Tariffs redux?

    Strategy Blog

    President Biden has raised tariffs on critical imports from China, following accusations of unfair trading practices. Falling trade barriers arguably helped foster previous spells of economic prosperity, so should investors be concerned at the return of tough tariffs?

  • Is the stock market's advance too narrow?

    Strategy Blog

    Much has been made of the ‘Magnificent Seven’ technology and AI companies that have boosted the US stock market, but should we be concerned about overconcentration? In this blog we delve into the history of major companies and ask how concentrated is too concentrated?

  • How much money do I need to retire?

    Insights

    No two retirement plans look the same, but making sure you have enough money to achieve your goals is key. Use cashflow forecasting to plan for the future, ensure you can enjoy your golden years, and take steps to preserving your wealth.

  • Growth Equity Update

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  • A conversation with the Director of The Rothschild Archive

    Perspectives podcast

    In the latest episode of Perspectives from Rothschild & Co, Laura Künlen and Melanie Aspey, Director of The Rothschild Archive, discuss the origins of the Archive, share captivating anecdotes about the family, and discuss how their values can offer inspiration and guidance for businesses and leaders in today's ever-changing world.

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