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Emerging Markets corporate bonds: sustainability turns into a factor of success for investments
Emerging Markets corporate bonds: sustainability turns into a factor of success for investments

Emerging Markets corporate bonds: sustainability turns into a factor of success for investments

Corporate bonds from emerging markets: environmental focus and calling out companies on their sustainability efforts are turning into a success factor. Senior professional fund manager Péter Varga explains the latest trends and developments.

Hopes for upswing continue to drive oil and industrial metal prices higher
Hopes for upswing continue to drive oil and industrial metal prices higher
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Hopes for upswing continue to drive oil and industrial metal prices higher

Hopes for an economic recovery, but also the latest inflation fears, have recently fuelled the price rally on the commodity markets, with prices for crude oil and industrial metals continuing to soar. Several metal prices recently rose to multi-year highs.

EU Commission lowers growth forecasts for 2021, but is more optimistic for 2022
EU Commission lowers growth forecasts for 2021, but is more optimistic for 2022
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EU Commission lowers growth forecasts for 2021, but is more optimistic for 2022

In view of the still rampant Corona pandemic, the EU Commission has recently lowered its growth forecasts for 2021. With the delays in some EU countries’ vaccination programmes, the lockdowns could also drag on, delaying the expected economic recovery, the Commission argues.

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Hopes for upswing continue to drive oil and industrial metal prices higher
Hopes for upswing continue to drive oil and industrial metal prices higher
(c) unsplash

Hopes for upswing continue to drive oil and industrial metal prices higher

Hopes for an economic recovery, but also the latest inflation fears, have recently fuelled the price rally on the commodity markets, with prices for crude oil and industrial metals continuing to soar. Several metal prices recently rose to multi-year highs.

EU Commission lowers growth forecasts for 2021, but is more optimistic for 2022
EU Commission lowers growth forecasts for 2021, but is more optimistic for 2022
(c) unsplash

EU Commission lowers growth forecasts for 2021, but is more optimistic for 2022

In view of the still rampant Corona pandemic, the EU Commission has recently lowered its growth forecasts for 2021. With the delays in some EU countries’ vaccination programmes, the lockdowns could also drag on, delaying the expected economic recovery, the Commission argues.

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