While banks are required to hold sufficient amounts of senior capital to be used for restructuring in the event of a bail-in where equity and junior debt do not suffice, there are still too many loopholes for political decisions on a national and European level that thwart the idea of the no-bail-out scenario for taxpayers.
Imagine a fairy that grants you three wishes. What would you wish for? The answer would be very easy for me. I would just like to know if the economy is caught up in a recession of has embarked on an expansionary phase a year from now…
Shares (equities) and equity funds – the same or not? Only a small minority of Austrians invest directly or indirectly (via equity funds) in shares. Is it the fear of losses or the lack of knowledge about this asset class that make investors shy away from it?
Two developments are prominently noticeable on the markets at the moment: on the one hand, the indicators of real economic growth suggest a stable real economic growth rate of about 3%. On the other hand, we have seen global consumer price inflation decline since the beginning of the year. The reflation phase, i.e. the general increase in inflation in the second half of 2016, seems to be over (for now).
Author: Christin Bahr, Product Management Securities Erste Group It has been half a year since the launch of the new hybrid bond fund. Reason enough for us to talk to Roman Swaton, Senior Fundmanager.
Child labour robs children of their childhood, potential, and dignity and harms them physically and mentally.
The good news is that child labour is on the decline, as substantiated by data from our research partners and from the International Labour Organization (ILO).
The Company of the Month is selected due to recent developments and in connection with the topic ”Child Labour”.
Jugend Eine Welt helps disadvantaged children and adolescents and supports education and street children worldwide.
Engagement is of great importance for Erste AM’s sustainable investment approach. It combines own initiatives with collaboration on a national and international level. The structured engagement process is based on the “EAM Engagement Guideline” which determines issues, approach and procedures.