Barometer: No need for evasive action

Pictet Asset Management
By August 9, 2021 07:55

Barometer: No need for evasive action

Asset allocation: Maintaining perspective 

There is no summer lull for investors this year. The global economy is powering ahead despite the resurgence of Covid-19 infections while inflationary pressures continue to build, particularly in the US. Then there’s renewed upheaval in China.

The Chinese government’s surprise ban on for-profit after-school tutoring, essentially shutting down the circa USD100 billion edu-tech sector, has raised concerns about an intensification of Beijing's regulatory crackdowns. The latest intervention comes on the heels of cybersecurity investigations of the ride hailing app DiDi and other ecommerce companies, increased scrutiny of overseas IPOs and the imposition of fines and restrictions on some of China's largest e-commerce firms.

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Pictet Asset Management
By August 9, 2021 07:55

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