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Monthly archive:March 29, 2018

World Water Day 2018: Smoke on the water – the water footprint of sustainable investments
World Water Day 2018: Smoke on the water – the water footprint of sustainable investments
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World Water Day 2018: Smoke on the water – the water footprint of sustainable investments

The World Water Day was first introduced on 22 March 1993. The goal was to anchor the meaning of water and thus the efficient use of this critical resource in the collective consciousness. Despite the long history, the importance of water from the point of view of risk has only recently gained in relevance.

Equity returns and dividends: it depends on the market phase
Equity returns and dividends: it depends on the market phase
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Equity returns and dividends: it depends on the market phase

To most people, the notion of the performance of shares relates to changes in the share price. This does not take into account the second component of return, i.e. the dividend. Simply looking at the share price development seems too one-sided to me. After all, dividends may account for up to a third of total return, as is the case for example for the shares listed on the Vienna stock exchange. However, shares with strong dividends do not generate the highest total return in every phase of the market.