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Monthly archive:August 31, 2015

“Black Monday” at the stock exchanges: Why?
“Black Monday” at the stock exchanges: Why?
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“Black Monday” at the stock exchanges: Why?

Market correction Equities, bonds affected by default risk, commodities, and emerging markets currencies are currently subject to corrections, which, noticeably, have now gone beyond the purview of emerging markets: while the emerging markets equity index declined by almost 6% (Performance-Data Source: Bloomberg, MSCI) last week, the index for developed markets lost 5.3% (Performance-Data Source: Bloomberg, […]

“Quarterly Capitalism” under attack
“Quarterly Capitalism” under attack
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“Quarterly Capitalism” under attack

If you thought “quarterly” was a simple adverb characterizing a regularly recurring activity, you may need to reconsider. A new term is making the rounds: “quarterly capitalism” – and in this context, “quarterly” stands for “short-term, myopic, greedy and dysfunctional”. In fact, the term was already invented four years ago by Dominic Barton of McKinsey […]

En|ga|ge|ment – Chief Sustainable Investment Officer Gerold Permoser embarks on an etymological journey
En|ga|ge|ment – Chief Sustainable Investment Officer Gerold Permoser embarks on an etymological journey
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En|ga|ge|ment – Chief Sustainable Investment Officer Gerold Permoser embarks on an etymological journey

Being our Chief Sustainable Investment Officer, Gerold Permoser is responsible for all Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) investments of Erste Asset Management. In our magazine ERSTE RESPONSIBLE RETURN he tells how a dreaded French exam did not go “perdu”, what Engagement means exactly and why it pays off for companies and investors.