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6 errors to avoid when trying to increase the equity allocation on Bear markets

Globes | 14.04.2020

As we are approaching the year end, investors who have accumulated this year significant capital gains shall capitalize on the current capital markets fluctuations to reduce their taxable gains.

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Black Monday & Corona Virus impact on financial markets

i24News |  09.03.2020

Interview of Karen Schwok by Jean-Charles Banoun.

Karen shared her insights on how the financial markets and the global economy could be significantly impacted by the rapid expansion of the corona virus.

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World Economic Forum

Annual Meeting at Davos | 22.01.2020

Karen Schwok participated to the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

View her insights from these fascinating few days in Davos

Black Monday & Corona Virus impact on financial markets

i24News |  09.03.2020

Interview of Karen Schwok by Jean-Charles Banoun.

Karen shared her insights on how the financial markets and the global economy could be significantly impacted by the rapid expansion of the corona virus.

View full interview (FR)

World Economic Forum

Annual Meeting at Davos | 22.01.2020

Karen Schwok participated to the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

View her insights from these fascinating few days in Davos

Prepare yourself for the end of this fiscal year

Calcalist | 19.12.2019

As we are approaching the year end, investors who have accumulated this year significant capital gains shall capitalize on the current capital markets fluctuations to reduce their taxable gains.

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Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) 

Innovation Journey |  18.09.2019

Excited to participate to the Investment Panel organized during the YPO Innovation Journey in Tel-Aviv, sharing our views on the Israeli ecosystem and focusing on the type of errors entrepreneurs are often doing when managing their funds.

Many thanks to Nirit Harel for the invitation, as well as Pearl Cohen & OurCrowd for hosting and sponsoring the event .

The Marker – 40 Under 40 award

The Marker | 02.09.2019

Karen Schwok was awarded by the prestigious The Marker magazine  as one of the promising managers of Israel.

Wealth Management – global trends & implications on the Israeli market

Tel Aviv University | 05.06.2019

Karen Schwok was honored to lecture at the  end-year event of the Capital Market Club of Tel Aviv University.
We would like to thank Prof Dan Amiram, Vice Dean and professor at Coller School of Management as well as Yuval Halevy, Head of the Capital Market Club for the invitation.

Also, many thanks to BDO for sponsoring the event.

Common mistakes Entrepreneurs are doing when managing their funds

Volcano Innovation Summit |  06.05.2019

Excited to participate as guest-speaker at this incredible event organized by Yossi Vardi, one of Israel’s early and most successful entrepreneurs.

Gathering more than 2’000 entrepreneurs, this global initiative, which acts as a platform to exchange future visions and experiences, was driven by the mission to incorporate Latin America to the global network of innovation, science and culture by connecting business, entrepreneurs, creative leaders and investors for crossover conversation and inspiration.

Corporate America goes on debt diet

Calcalist |  05.03.2019

US companies are finally listening to stock and bond investors that have been pressing Corps to cut their debt loads. 

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ECB: Time to say goodbye to easy money?

Bizportal | 10.06.2018

In March, the European Central Bank dropped a long-standing pledge to increase its bond buying if needed, taking another small step in weaning the euro zone economy off protracted quantitative easing (QE).

Just how much recent economic and international developments are impacting the ECB’s plans to unwind QE could well make for a lively debate. Nevertheless, there are some of the key questions for markets investors are interested in. Monetary Policy

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Israel: Popular Yet Complex Destination

Family Office Magazine |  Autumn Edition

A little less known fact about Israel is that it is a country built on immigration. About 40% of the country’s resident were born outside of it. A 2016 study by international consultancy New World Wealth, suggests that there is one cohort of people who have moved to Israel and that is millionaires. The company’s survey of millionaire migration describes Israel as the fourth most popular destination worldwide for migrating millionaires in 2015, after Australia, the United States and Canada. The survey claims that 4,000 high-networth individuals relocated to Israel in 2015. Since the number of immigrants and returning residents was around 37,000, that makes approximately one in nine new arrivals to the country a millionaire.

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Former CEO at Pictet Wealth Management Israel establishes Lucid Investments

The Marker  |   21.08.2017

Karen Schwok,  Marius Nacht’s partner and Former CEO at Pictet Wealth Management Israel establishes Lucid Investments.

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Tel Aviv University Alumni Association – Inspiring Senior Executives in 2017

Ynet   |   12.06.2017

Karen Schwok was selected as one of the 9 Inspiring Senior Executives among Tel-Aviv University Alumni in 2017, representing the Collar School of Management.

Full Interview

Karen Schwok Talks About Political Risks And Markets

i24News  |  12.12.2016

Karen Schwok, CEO at Pictet Israel sits down to talk with i24 News about the US elections and how the markets have reacted so far.

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Israel High-Net-Worth market trends

The Marker  | 04.05.2016

Karen Schwok, was interviewed about the activity of international banks operating in Israel and her view in respect of the needs of the Israeli clientele .


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Brexit impact of the Financial Industry

Calcalist   |   28.06.2016

Karen Schwok, CEO at Pictet Israel. was recently interviewed by Yehuda Sharoni in Calcalist, a premiere Israeli business paper, where she discussed the possible impact the Brexit might have on the banking industry.

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Investing in Emerging markets Corporate bonds

Bizportal  |  27.05.2014

Karen Schwok interviewed by Bizportal. The article covers Pictet’s views on Emerging Markets corporate debts.

 

 

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Tel Aviv University Senior Executives – Finance and Banking

Tel-Aviv University   |  04.01.2014

Karen Schwok was selected among the Senior Alumni of Recanati Business School as top Manager in the Finance and Banking Industry in Israel.

Full list of Executive Alumni

Karen Schwok , CEO Pictet Wealth Management Israel

Globes  |  04.07.2013

The interview covered the work of Karen as the CEO of Pictet Wealth Management Israel and her view in respect of the Israeli market.

 

Full interview in Globes