Business Cycle Outlook – Monthly Update
This is our up to date outlook for the global business cycle for the coming years.
Although many insurers have discontinued or scaled back their product offering with respect to insurance products containing some form of (return) guarantee or profit sharing, the valuation of these embedded options still remains an important issue.
Rotterdam-based Ortec Finance, a market-leading provider of quantitative modelling software for the global wealth management sector, has become the latest technology firm to join Avaloq’s Software Exchange platform.
When you invest in a foreign market, next to the exposure to the local market you will also get an exposure to the foreign currency. In other words, your return will also be impacted by the exchange rate movements. Let’s illustrate this with a very simple example.
The Quarterly Outlook of Ortec Finance remains cautiously optimistic for the short term. The global economy continues to perform solidly, but at the same time there are reasons to keep optimism in check over the medium term.
We have over 30 years experience and expertise in the markets in which our clients operate. We understand their goals and ambitions and help translate them into successful strategies.
We enable pension funds, insurance companies, asset managers, wealth managers, real estate managers and other institutional investors to make better investment decisions.
Since standard models cannot capture all decisions, Ortec Finance has developed a superior model that identifies the impact of the top-down investment decision-making process.
With OPAL Platform clients and advisors can capture, measure and communicate risk and return and comply with the latest regulatory frameworks.
GLASS is an asset and liability scenario solution that improves financial decision making by simulating the short and long-term effects of strategic investment decisions.
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