The advantages of multi-currency accounts with BBVA in Switzerland
BBVA in Switzerland is offering customers the possibility of choosing between different currencies to open deposits and make investments and transfers. The range of currency deposits offered to customers of BBVA in Switzerland is very wide. At present, 70% of our customers hold two or more currencies in their portfolios, such as the US dollar, euro, Swiss franc and Mexican peso.
How to invest in currencies
In a context of predictably very low long-term returns on the main assets (both financial and non-financial), many investors are turning their attention to currencies as an additional source of profitability or an opportunity to diversify their investments. But how is the best way to invest in currencies?
Five top advantages of the discretionary mandate for investors
There is a very large universe of portfolios and investing options at the moment. But there are major economic imbalances as well, so it is vital to ensure that your investments are managed efficiently. Here are five top advantages of the discretionary mandate for investors.
Which portfolios should an investor buy right now?
At the moment, there is a large universe of portfolios and investing options and a major economic imbalances as well, so which portfolios should an investor buy right now? Nowadays, it is vital to ensure that your investments are managed efficiently.
What is carry in fixed income?
When we buy a bond that receives a positive coupon regularly and hold it in the portfolio, we see how, over time and even without changes in the bond's price, the portfolio's value creases. This increase is the result of coupons that the bond pays into the account regularly. This increase is called carry from the investment.
Weekly Keys: What is happening this week?
The S&P 500 suffers practically its only major correction of the summer, falling almost 3% on Thursday.
The disparity of the financial markets
Since the economic crisis triggered by the coronavirus began, with the sharp falls in the financial markets in March, we have witnessed a very significant recovery in the most efficient and flexible geographies, as is the case of the United States, Britain and Switzerland. The same has not occurred in weaker geographies, as is the case in many emerging economies or even some European ones. The reality is that this substantial improvement in the world's most important financial markets contrasts significantly with the economic reality of their economies. Economic expectations have improved substantially, but actual economic data remains very depressed.
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Market outlook: August 2020
Main milestones this month: Uneven Covid-19 situation: more flare-ups in the summer than expected but good news on the immunisation front with some vaccines likely to be ready earlier than anticipated. Selective social distancing measures could be implemented to try and avoid lockdowns in the spring. It could take the US two years and Europe slightly longer to recover their 2019 GDP levels, while Latam and the European periphery could take at least three years. And more