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Monthly archive:September 28, 2017

Urbanisation in Asia: challenge and opportunity
Urbanisation in Asia: challenge and opportunity
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Urbanisation in Asia: challenge and opportunity

Asia’s cities are growing and growing, presenting the urban infrastructure with great challenges. Thanks to technical progress, the relevance of environmentally friendly transport solutions is on the rise. Investors can benefit from this trend, as Gabriela Tinti points out in an op-ed article for the magazine “Global Investor”.

US central bank will start reducing bond holdings in October
US central bank will start reducing bond holdings in October
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US central bank will start reducing bond holdings in October

The most important central bank in the world, the Federal Reserve of the USA, has announced a historic decision as a result of its FOMC meeting on 20 September: the central bank balance sheet, hugely inflated in the wake of the bond purchase programme, will be gradually reduced from October onwards. Generally speaking this is […]

Phishing for Phools (Editorial)
Phishing for Phools (Editorial)
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Phishing for Phools (Editorial)

In their book “Phishing for Phools”, the two Nobel Prize laureates in economic sciences, George Akerlof and Robert Shiller, talk about the fact that the slot machine was developed towards the end of the 19th century. As early as in 1890, a large selection of products was sold that way against coins that were inserted into the slot: sweets, cigarettes, chocolate, opera binoculars, and even a look into the white pages. 

When you wake up from the dream of hitting it big (Engagement)
When you wake up from the dream of hitting it big (Engagement)
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When you wake up from the dream of hitting it big (Engagement)

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.