Private Bank Zurich

Maerki Baumann receives simplified authorization in Germany

September 2018 – Maerki Baumann is the first Swiss bank without a branch in Germany to be able to actively offer comprehensive services in the investment advisory as well as the asset management areas under the new simplified authorization regime.

15. Suppentag der Schweizer Tafel

15 soup day organized by Schweizer Tafel

On 22 November 2018, Maerki Baumann & Co. AG will support this year's Soup Day by Schweizer Tafel at Paradeplatz.

Our Services

We offer sustainable and proven investment solutions, specially tailored to private clients, institutional clients or external asset managers. Benefit from our professional advice and individual service − we look forward to hearing from you.

Our investment expertise

Rely on the experience and innovative strength of our investment specialists and our Chief Investment Officer to achieve your financial goals. We develop various investment solutions, which all focus on your needs. We would be happy to show you the possibilities.

Investment Policy

A typical October?

November 2018 – Historically, the US stock market has undergone three to four corrections of 5-10% per year, but on average has still produced a positive annual result of 7-8%. However, in the days before the advent of the now commonplace high-speed algorithmic trading by hedge funds, corrections were less rapid. While October has historically been the most volatile month in the stock market calendar, the fourth quarter as a whole has also been the strongest-performing quarter for US equities. 

Market Comment

Financial markets remain political

Given all the political uncertainties in the world right now, it is easy to become pessimistic – perhaps too easy. In fact, the fundamentals suggest the market decline in October should be categorized as a classic autumn correction, not a recession-induced bear market. But geopolitical developments, above all the US-China conflict over trade but also other unresolved issues, can be expected to keep global financial market volatility (on both sides) higher than normal.

Market Comment

Focus on US equities

August 2018 - We would like to elaborate on our focus on US equities and explain why we remain overweight in this segment compared to global equities. Even if it loses some momentum over the next few months, the US economy continues to exhibit above-average growth. US corporate earnings have once again exceeded the market's high expectations for the second quarter, with more than 80% of companies surprising on the upside. Valuation methods do not suggest US equities are overly expensive, particularly not in relation to US bonds. The American stock market can therefore cope with higher interest rates – as long as these are accompanied by solid economic growth, as this would have the effect of boosting corporate earnings. Our US equities module offers promising performance and a diversified way of gaining exposure to the world’s leading equity market, which also boasts the strongest earnings growth of any region.

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Awards

Best Swiss private bank

Maerki Baumann & Co. AG has been named best Swiss private bank by the business magazine "Bilanz" in 2017. The high-calibre jury scrutinised 80 banks in last year’s private banking rating.

Swiss television

Maerki Baumann on Swiss television

The business magazine ECO discussed the new realities in private banking and the future of the Swiss financial centre on SRF1 in December 2017.

Our commitment

Tonhalle-Orchestra Zurich

The Tonhalle-Orchestra Zurich has developed into one of Europe's leading musical ensembles in recent years. Maerki Baumann has been active as sponsor of Tonhalle for a number of years.

Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich
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