“This crisis has reinforced existing trends.” — live stream

Livestreams, Coronavirus
05.06.2020 by Peter Romanzina Reading time: 1 minute(s)

Analysis of Swiss Equities and the most important learnings of a pandemic 2020

Which four criteria help long-term investors to efficiently evaluate equities in times of crisis? Peter Romanzina, Head of Swiss Research, gives an insight into the research work and explains what drives share prices.

At a glance:

  • How could markets recover so quickly after such an unprecedented fall?
  • What contribution did the national banks make to this recovery?
  • Why is the structure of the indices particularly relevant to understand the market impact of the Coronavirus crisis?
  • How to value equities – and why does a look at periods from 2023+ already provide valuable insights?
  • Will the crisis accelerate trends, for example the transformation of society towards sustainability?


Replay of this live stream (in German):

What to expect in this 30' video
: Find out how the Swiss equity market's dedicated structure has influenced the performance of SMI and SPI. Disclaimer: The statements made in this video on specific equities are not investment recommendations or advices and contain neither an offer nor an invitation to make an offer. The mention of these titles only serves the purpose of clarifying the findings of the research work. © Vontobel, recorded on June 5, 2020, 8 a.m.


  • About the authors and speakers

    Peter Romanzina

    Head of Swiss Equity Research

    Peter Romanzina joined Vontobel as Head of Brokerage in September 2010. He began his career at various banks in portfolio and asset management in Geneva, London, and Zurich before joining Schweizerische Kreditanstalt (SKA) in 1995. At SKA and later for Credit Suisse/First Boston (CSFB), he began as a research salesman for Swiss equities in Zurich and London. From 1998 to 2000, he headed Swiss Equity Research for CSFB and was also responsible for the Swiss equity strategy. From 2001 to 2010, he headed the brokerage business in Switzerland for Kepler (formerly Julius Baer) and was a member of the European Management Board.

    Peter Romanzina is chartered financial analyst (CFA), financial risk manager (FRM), certified financial analyst and portfolio manager (CIIA).




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