USD and its outlook in an ever-changing environment

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3/24/2021 Reading time: 1 minute(s)

Wednesday, March 24, 2021
11:30am ET, 8:30am PT, 5:30pm CET


There are many forces at play which determine currency developments such as inflation expectations, GDP growth, interest rate differentials, money printing by central banks just to name a few.

During the last 50 years the USD weakened vs the CHF on average approx. 3% pa. It can thus make sense to diversify your investments internationally. With that in mind, we would like to showcase our Global and European mandates, which could help you diversify your assets.

Please join us in our discussion with our investment specialists to explore winning diversification strategies for your wealth.

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Markus Bruhin, CIIA

Head Investment Management & Deputy CIO

Markus Bruhin, Head Investment Management & Deputy CIO, has been with Vontobel Swiss Wealth Advisors since 2013 and has over 40 years of experience in the financial industry. Prior to Vontobel, Markus Bruhin was a Senior Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Strategist at Credit Suisse Private Advisors AG. Earlier, Markus worked for the alternative investment manager Horizon21, HPM Portfolio Management and was Institutional Sales trader at Swiss American Securities in New York. Markus is a Certified International Investment Analyst CIIA and holds a Financial Analyst and Portfolio Manager AZEK diploma. Earlier he attended the Business School Zurich and received the diploma as a Swiss-certified banking specialist.



Thorsten Krauss, PhD

Chief Investment Officer

Thorsten Krauss, Chief Investment Officer, has been with Vontobel Swiss Wealth Advisors since 2018. He serves as the Chairman of the Vontobel Swiss Wealth Advisors Investment Committee and as the Head of Investment Management. Prior to Vontobel, Thorsten Krauss served first as a Senior Portfolio Manager and later as Head of Portfolio Management at Notenstein La Roche Privatbank. Earlier he was head of Portfolio Management at LBBW (Switzerland). Thorsten started his career at SGZ Bank In Frankfurt, Germany. Thorsten Krauss is a Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA) and holds a PhD in Engineering from University of Karlsruhe, Germany.