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Monthly archive:June 27, 2016

Brexit becomes reality – markets under pressure
Brexit becomes reality – markets under pressure
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Brexit becomes reality – markets under pressure

Yesterday’s referendum in the UK surprised with a narrow majority in favour of Brexit. According to the latest results, 51.8% voted for the Brexit, i.e. the exit from the EU. Polls and betting odds had been suggesting a majority in favour of remaining (“Bremain”) in the EU. As expected, Brexit is triggering a massive negative […]

Central and Eastern Europe poised for comeback
Central and Eastern Europe poised for comeback
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Central and Eastern Europe poised for comeback

Author: Dieter Kerschbaum, Communications Specialist Austria Interest rates are at record lows in the euro area, as a result of which investors can feel a great deal of pressure to achieve acceptable yields. This situation shifts their focus back to the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Central and Eastern Europe currently comes with […]

Brexit  or secular stagnation?
Brexit or secular stagnation?
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Brexit or secular stagnation?

Risk-averse markets The classic indicators on the capital market suggest rising risk with respect to the economy and risky assets. Spreads have widened, and the yield differential between long-term and short-term government bonds has fallen; volatility has increased. Also, the inflation rate priced in has decreased, the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc have appreciated, […]

A brighter financial environment
A brighter financial environment
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A brighter financial environment

The financial environment has brightened up. Equity and commodity prices have increased. At the same time, spreads and (implied) volatilities have declined. The positive development across many parts of the world has been supportive to the optimism of investors with regard to an improvement of the economic environment. In conjunction with the surplus liquidity, they […]