Financial Risk Management

Economic Update edition 1/2018

Improved economic prospects and persistently low interest rates were mentioned by many analysts as reasons for the rally on the stock markets. While the economic forecasts remain to be positive in...

Economic Update edition 2/2017

Uncertainties, originally connected to the recent government change in the US and Brexit negotiations, have decreased during the first half-year 2017. A prevailing optimism of market participants lead to improved economic...

IFBC Dialog – Finance Edition, June 2017

Our yearly publication „IFBC Dialog“ contains articles on topics about performance, value creation, valuation and dividend policy of Swiss non-financial corporations. Additionally, in this year’s issue a special focus lies on...

Economic Update edition 1/2017

The positive economic outlook shows that the Swiss economy has recovered but not yet completely overcome the sudden appreciation of the Swiss Franc. The markets have to deal with overall economic...

Economic Update edition 2/2016

Before the Swiss Economy could fully recover from the appreciation of the Swiss Franc in the beginning of 2015, the uncertainty is increasing again in the markets since the British people...

IFBC Dialog – Finance Edition, June 2016

Our new publication „IFCB Dialog“ contains articles with the topics performance, value creation, liquidity and financing of Swiss non-financials. Additionally, in this year’s issue a special focus lies on FX-management, the...

Currency effects leave depp impacts

Currency impacts eliminated the whole revenue growth for 2015 of swiss firms. The handling and hedging of currency risks pose a significant challenge for swiss firms. Publication in german:...

Economic Update edition 1/2016

Current economic forecasts show that the Swiss economy has still not fully recovered after the abrupt appreciation of the Swiss franc. Given recent developments in the emerging markets and the hesitant...

Economic Update Ausgabe 2/2015

Die prognostizierte Abschwächung des konjunkturellen Wachstums aufgrund des SNB-Entscheids hat sich im ersten Semester bestätigt. Gemäss Analysten dürfte die Schweizer Wirtschaft aber aufgrund der anhaltend tiefen Zinsen und des erwarteten Wachstums...

Economic Update edition 1/2015

In the course of the SNB decision to discontinue the Euro minimum exchange rate and to lower the interest rate, the growth expectations for Switzerland have been adjusted downwards. The uncertainty...

Economic Update edition 2/2014

In 2014 analysts expect a solid GDP growth of around 2 per- cents. The interests should slightly rise again in the second half of the year. Publication in german:...