Business news

The future of bonds: two fund managers share their perspective

With interest rates at historic lows, and some even giving negative yields, it is not always easy to navigate the world of bonds. So how do you make the right selection? And what does the future hold for this asset class sought by investors in search of regular income and capital protection? Two experts share their insights: Fatima Luis – Senior Portfolio Manager – and Andrew Lake – Head of Fixed Income Teams. Together, they jointly manage a bond fund at Mirabaud Asset Management.

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Culture

Omar Ba: an artistic process whereby African memories mingle with images of western experiences

Omar Ba is an artist born in Senegal who today lives in Geneva. His world is peopled with hybrid creatures that come before us hieratically in front of grounds that are usually black. Emerging from this darkness, coloured touches explode on the surface, revealing figures with hidden, mysterious faces. These works tell a story that seeks to erase the frontiers between Africa and Europe, past and present, good and bad.

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Culture

Sharing insights : the gallery owner and the collector

The area of Quartier des Bains – which is set between the River Arve, (a river which starts life from the Mont Blanc massif in the Alps) and the Plaine de Plainpalais – incidentally also where Mirabaud is headquartered, comes alive with activity for just four nights a year. On these nights, all the art galleries in the area, including the MAMCO (the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art) throw open their doors to the public.

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International

Mirabaud celebrates 30 years in Montréal

Mirabaud opened its first international office in Montreal 30 years ago. The group took its first step outside of Switzerland at a time when trade was starting to become more international and the term "globalisation" was coined.

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