Pictet Asset Management
Green funds turn red amid trade tension
The trade conflict between the US and China has negatively affected investor sentiment, but Luciano Diana, Geneva-based head of environmental strategies, believes it is only noise, despite the negative effects on his fund’s portfolio.
In case you missed it (27 April 2018)
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Pictet AM: ‘Safe sectors’ no longer safe
Investors should stay away from what they perceive as “safe sectors”, such as consumer staples and telecommunications, as they have accumulated more debt, according to Shaniel Ramjee, London-based senior investment manager for multi-asset at Pictet Asset Management.