It seems Greece has finally reached a deal on austerity measures needed for a bailout. But what about PSI?
(ECB President Mario Draghi just said he heard it was close to a deal. It’s been close for a few weeks though…)
Did you know former ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet is now a board member of European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company?
BoE: QE 325bln pounds
Currency hedging — should we bother?
Maybe not as much as you think, if we are talking purely from a equity return point of view — according to the new research that analysed 112 years of the financial assets history released by Credit Suisse and London Business School this week.
Exchange rates are volatile and can significantly impact portfolios — but one can never predict if currency moves erode or enhance returns. Moreover, hedging costs (think about FX overlay managers, transaction costs, etcetc).