Thoughts on market events

Modern asset management involves a whole host of measures with the goal of real preservation of capital over the investment horizon. The framework conditions established with the asset owner - such as liquidity requirements, tolerance of fluctuations, the quality of individual components and diversification over different investment classes - are a significant influence in this regard.

A clear analysis and evaluation of the framework conditions is essential to both the fundamental strategic orientation and tactical investment decisions. BPM's flexible "buy and hold" strategy is based on ongoing analysis of the international capital markets and the most likely activity of the key actors in the economic system: private households, companies, banks and national governments as well as their debt levels.

We make our view of the current situation, our prognosis of probable developments and their impact on different investment classes available to our investors through regular publications.

15.06.2011

Market Comment June 2011

On May 31, 1911, exactly one hundred years ago to the day, a memorable event took place: the celebrated launch of the RMS Titanic. On April 15, 1912, just 320 days later, the ship sank. What does this tragedy have to do with the current global economic policies and modern asset management practices?...

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15.03.2011

Market Comment March 2011

In recent weeks, the world community has witnessed events that will shape our future life in many ways and change it in substantial areas...

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01.01.2011

Review of 2010

The preeminent topic of 2010 was the unprecedented rescue effort by many governments and their central banks to save member states of the European Union from financial collapse. The banking crisis, financial crisis and fears of recession of 2009 appeared to have been forgotten...

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