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Protectionism, populism and despots: why investing just got harder

March 2018

Luca Paolini, Chief Strategist, Patrick Zweifel, Chief Economist, Andy Wong, Senior Investment Manager

How political upheaval in the US, Italy and China could redraw the economic and investment landscape.

While investors cannot, by definition, foresee  'Black Swans' - or ‘unknown unknowns' - they should always try to insure themselves against adverse outcomes that lie within the regular realm of expectations. With this in mind, we have sought to highlight the problems that could arise if the world succumbs to intense geopolitical turmoil.

What If...?

The potential fallout from geopolitical upheaval

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Source: Pictet Asset Management