8 results for "Monthly archive:January 31, 2017"

Monthly archive:January 31, 2017

High yields and a potential turnaround make LATAM bonds an interesting investment
High yields and a potential turnaround make LATAM bonds an interesting investment
(c) Fotolia

High yields and a potential turnaround make LATAM bonds an interesting investment

Autor: Christian Gaier, Head of Fixed Income Rates, Sovereigns & FX, Erste AM I would like to share my impressions from my latest investor conference in London that I attended on 16th January 2017. The conference was organized by Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), a leading global financial group with a strong franchise in 35 […]

Equity investors: Are they ignoring risks?
Equity investors: Are they ignoring risks?
© iStock.com

Equity investors: Are they ignoring risks?

The year 2016 was full of surprises. It was, for example, the year, when an outsider overcame odds of 5000 to 1 to win the Premier League. It was also the year, when the lyrics of three-minute pop songs were acknowledged to be an art form worth the Literature Nobel. Most importantly, however, politics in the Western hemisphere surprised big time with the vote for Brexit and the election of Donald Trump as the next US president.

The year 2016 was full of broken trends on the stock exchanges
The year 2016 was full of broken trends on the stock exchanges
© Fotolia.de

The year 2016 was full of broken trends on the stock exchanges

Another year has passed, and it is time to look back. The year on the stock exchanges started out worse than in a long time. After only a few trading days, losses averaged 10%. The fear of economic turbulences originating in China dominated the markets. Meanwhile the currency of choice during a crisis, gold, was […]