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Hedgegate Series IV: Challenging Environment for Investing in Currency Strategies?
Radio Feature 83: Sona Blessing in conversation with Thomas Suter
Friday, September 20, 2013

radio Thomas Suter is CEO of Quaesta Capital AG, which manages in excess of USD2.5bn in investment products and currency risk management mandates. He has more than 20 years of experience in financial markets and has been with this company since it was founded in 2005.

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Hedgegate Series IV: Challenging Environment for Investing in Currency Strategies?

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  • Q1 - Can you recap on how foreign exchange, as an asset class, has performed since the financial crisis broke out five years ago?

    Duration: 02:09 

  • Q2 - Why do you say it has been a challenging environment for currency based strategies and their managers?

    Duration: 02:16 

  • Q3 - Given the positive performance in equities and fixed income, year to date, for example, why should investors and capital allocators still be exposed to foreign exchange? Would that be primarily to hedge currency risk?

    Duration: 02:33 

  • Q4 - How should one determine and define their risk-reward currency exposure in a portfolio/asset allocation context?

    Duration: 01:41 

  • Q5 - Can you elaborate on how you can tailor and offer customised currency risk management solutions for different end users?

    Duration: 03:51 

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