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Monthly archive:March 28, 2017

Megatrends in the IT sector
Megatrends in the IT sector

Megatrends in the IT sector

At this year’s IT trade fair CEBIT, the focus was on robots that support humans in their daily routine; on drones that can be used for difficult jobs in the field such as oil rigs; driverless electro busses that are steered by sensors and accelerate and stop autonomously; and various other technological innovations that are no fiction but have in fact already entered our daily lives. Of what relevance are they for the economy, for companies, for consumers – and for investors?

The issue of storing energy (Investment Board)
The issue of storing energy (Investment Board)
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The issue of storing energy (Investment Board)

The Erste AM Investment Board gives a structured form to the ongoing and responsive dialogue with and among sustainability research agencies. The Board offers the chance to integrate in-house and external research. It also discusses rating details, the ESG‘s assessment of the IPOs of new issuers and sustainability issues in general.

Equity performance: focus on emerging markets
Equity performance: focus on emerging markets

Equity performance: focus on emerging markets

The stock exchanges in the emerging economies and their performances have fallen short of expectations in recent years. Speculations about the weakening economy of China, the decline of commodity prices, and an appreciating US dollar have had a detrimental effect on emerging markets. However, the trust of investors in these markets has been making a comeback since 2016.