The US has included Switzerland in the watchlist of potential currency manipulators. The forex market now seems to test the resolve of the Swiss Nationalbank. But we think the strength of the Swiss franc is of a temporary nature.
For the 2019 financial year, VP Bank is expecting group net income to come in 34 per cent higher at about CHF 74 million.
With more and more devices connected to the Internet, cyber criminals find lots of easy targets. So the digital transformation of businesses goes hand in hand with investing in digital security.
Investors started the year with new hope. Their confidence is based on economic data that indicate a bottoming out. We are also taking this development into account in our tactical positioning.
2020 won't be an easy year for investors to navigate. We show in our outlook which themes will dominate markets.
With a series of targeted measures, VP Bank also actively assumed its responsibility to society, the economy and the environment in 2019.
2019 will go down as a successful one for diversified investing. We stick to our broad-based approach and leave the current allocation untouched.
Soon a new limit will apply to the sulphur content of marine fuels. Ship propulsion will cause less exhaust gases, but this will have an impact on the financial markets and the economy.
Many market participants are getting ready for a year-end rally. But the fundamental economic data simply isn’t giving us any Christmas cheer.
VP Bank Ltd today successfully issued its first senior non-preferred bond with a total volume of CHF 155 million and a maturity of 10 years.