Prior to joining GAM Group in January 1994, he was head of fixed income trading and later also headed a team of investment advisors within Julius Baer Private Banking. Joachim Corbach has a Master's degree in Economics from the University of Zurich and also studied at the Swiss Banking School. He is based in Zurich.
14 March 2019Time for gold to glitter?
Statements by Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister suggesting that Banca d’Italia should sell its gold reserves to finance fiscal spending have caused considerable excitement among market participants in recent weeks. GAM Investments’ Joachim Corbach explains why he remains optimistic on the outlook for the price of bullion against the prevailing economic backdrop.
29 November 2018Commodities curves and central banking policy
Following several decades of neglect, ECB Chairman Mario Draghi is reintroducing commodities curves to central bank inflation forecasts. This is a welcome development, according to GAM Investments’ Joachim Corbach and Christian Gerlach, but some fine tuning appears to be required.
Tuesday, August 08, 2017Sterling: Pounded Down Far Enough?
The British pound has been the subject of repeated doom-mongering since the Brexit referendum more than a year ago. Joachim Corbach, GAM’s Head of Currencies and Commodities, questions whether there really is more material downside for sterling from the prevailing depressed levels. This article originally featured in Fund Strategy.
Thursday, December 29, 201615 Years of the Euro
New Year’s Day will mark 15 years since the physical euro currency was implemented. Joachim Corbach, Head of Currencies & Commodities at GAM, considers the politics behind the introduction of the single currency, its future and what this means for investors.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016Franc Shock 2.0?
A year after the Swiss National Bank roiled markets by abandoning its cap on the Swiss franc, Joe Corbach, Head of Currencies and Commodities at GAM in Zurich, considers implications of another franc shock.