Financial Markets 2022 – Quo vadis?

Financial Markets 2022 – Quo vadis?

Commentary December 30, 2021
By all respects, 2021 was an extraordinary year. Major western stock exchange indices skyrocketed without precedent, key cryptocurrencies – an investable asset class still strongly disputed by experts – exhibited spectacularly high volatility and resource prices, before all those for natural gas, multiplicated severalfold. Not surprisingly, monthly inflation rates marked values not seen for decades in the US, the UK and also in Europe.

All this came about amidst widespread new infections with the Covid-19 virus resulting in massive restrictions of public live and a related slowdown in economic activity. This had left little room for optimism at the beginning of the year, at least in the western world. Only hard-boiled optimists would have expected that the economy turned to the better that soon. Yet massive public rescue measures, combining ultra-loose monetary policy with massive fiscal stimulus measures, resulted in a successful stabilization of economic activity in most of the countries affected.

Igor Strehl

Igor Strehl

Igor Strehl​ is the new owner of FAME Investments AG

With the recent entry of Igor Strehl as majority owner in FAME Investments AG, its portfolio is also to be expanded.
The private and independent investment firm specialises in investment advice, portfolio management and investment fund management and, as a capital market coach, supports companies in going public and bond listings. With the change of ownership, clients with private assets, family offices, banks and private foundations are to be increasingly addressed and serviced. PHH Attorneys at Law were mandated to provide legal advice and support for all activities.

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