Pictet Asset Management
‘Safe sectors’ no longer safe, warns Pictet AM
Investors should stay away from what they perceive as “safe sectors”, such as consumer staples and telecommunications, as they have accumulated more debt, according to Shaniel Ramjee, London-based senior investment manager for multi-asset at Pictet Asset Management.
ANALYSIS: Should you still buy into the emerging markets rally?
Emerging market equities and bonds have outperformed their developed rivals by a large margin year-to-date, resulting in a surge in inflows. An acceleration in global growth and the absence of immediate macro concerns seem to underpin the current rally, but there are some obvious elephants in the room.