The volatility of bonds has increased significantly and is clearly higher than that of equities. What are the reasons for this difference in development?
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Best of Charts II
Inflation, coupled with restrictive central bank measures and recession worries, continue to keep the markets busy. This is also shown by a look at some important financial charts.
An extraordinary year for alternative investments
The year 2022 was a challenging one on the stock markets. However, compared to the asset classes equities and bonds, alternative investments clearly outperformed. Read more in the blog post by senior fund manager Christian Süttinger.
Best of Charts
Consumer prices, interest rates, purchasing managers’ sentiment, bond yields, stock market prices, corporate profits, commodities – all these influence the financial markets. We provide an overview of the most important charts that fund managers pay attention to.
Energy commodities and inflation – where are we going?
Prices for energy and food have risen significantly, putting a strain on consumers’ wallets. If the Russia-Ukraine war does not ease, the situation may deteriorate even further.
An extraordinary half year
The first half of the year on the financial markets was characterized by price declines in equities and bonds, rising inflation, and the war in Ukraine. What developments does Erste Asset Management expect for the second half of the year?
Alternative investments defy market losses
The losses of equities, bonds and gold since the beginning of April have put the limelight on the asset class of alternative investments. What are the characteristics of such an asset? Can this slow the downturn? And how can you invest?
Theranos: user-friendliness and/or technological progress
Theranos was founded in 2003 by Elizabeth Holmes. The rise and subsequent trouble of the laboratory diagnostics company illustrates that usability does not suffice for the success of product and business ideas if the technological progress cannot keep up.
Commodities in strong demand
Whether you want to buy a house or buy a car, many private consumers currently deal with soaring prices for materials and unpleasantly long delivery periods. This situation is directly reflected in commodity prices.
Big Big Data
When it comes to series streaming, online shopping and sports, data accompanies us through our daily lives. Even in the economy, forecasts are made on the basis of data analysis. How does Big Data create opportunities for the future??