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Monthly archive:January 30, 2018

European banks: Outlook for 2018
European banks: Outlook for 2018
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European banks: Outlook for 2018

European banks (as measured by the Stoxx 600 Banks Index) had a decent year in 2017: the index climbed more than 8%, slightly outperforming the broader European market (Stoxx 600 Index). The strongest positive impulse came from the French elections in April last year, where the populist threat was successfully defeated by Emmanuel Macron, arguably the most market-friendly candidate among the contenders. A robust European economy and a solid business sentiment throughout the year also helped banking shares go higher.

Interview: “Future 2050 – the era of sustainability and smart machines”
Interview: “Future 2050 – the era of sustainability and smart machines”
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Interview: “Future 2050 – the era of sustainability and smart machines”

Interview with Ulrich Eberl, one of the most renowned German-speaking scientific journalists and futurologists. Among the books he has published are “Zukunft 2050 – wie wir schon heute die Zukunft erfinden“ (“Future 2050 – how we are inventing the future today”) and “Smarte Maschinen – wie Künstliche Intelligenz unser Leben verändert“ (“Smart machines – how artificial intelligence changes our lives”).