A turbulent year at the stock exchange has come to a conciliatory end. Those who were invested in funds in 2020 were able to achieve increases in value despite the pandemic and lockdown. Read more about the best funds of 2020 in today’s blog.
These days a fund that has drawn the attention of many investors is celebrating its first birthday: the megatrend fund ERSTE FUTURE INVEST. The performance to date is respectable. Despite the corona pandemic, the fund has recorded comfortable gains, outperforming important stock exchange indices.
High-yield corporate bonds are currently in keen demand again, driven by the energetic steps taken by the central banks in their fight against the coronavirus crisis.
China has navigated the crisis quite well so far and that the growth rate of industrial production has picked up, too. All this in an environment where investors are looking for suitable investment opportunities. The Chinese bond market may just be what they are looking for.
Interview with fund manager Bernhard Selinger on the development of the fund ERSTE FUTURE INVEST.
The corona virus has a lock on the economy and the stock exchanges. Tests by the US pharmaceutical group Gilead in its search for a suitable remedy to fight the pandemic may be cause for hope. Harald Kober, senior fund manager of the equity fund ERSTE STOCK BIOTEC, keeps this company in the portfolio and has noticed a global increase in healthcare investments.
The corona virus leaves traces in financial market policy. The US Federal Reserve cut interest rates surprisingly early on Tuesday. Erste AM chief economist Gerhard Winzer explains this measure in our interview.
After the strong stock market year 2019, the chances are good for further price gains on the Moscow stock exchange. The extremely low valuation of the shares and the high payout rates make Russian shares one of the most attractive stock market segments. Read more in the interview with ERSTE STOCK RUSSIA fund manager Alexandre Dimitrov.
Only a few weeks left and then 2019 is history. Thanks to booming stock exchanges and yet another increase in bond prices. Investors can look back on a pleasing balance sheet.
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