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Erste Asset Management financial markets outlook for the second half of 2021
Erste Asset Management financial markets outlook for the second half of 2021
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Erste Asset Management financial markets outlook for the second half of 2021

Since the beginning of the year, the rapid recovery of the economy has mainly supported securities such as equities. But what happens next? Erste AM Managing Director Heinz Bednar and Head of Multi Asset Alexander Lechner explain how the second half of 2021 and especially our focus on sustainability will continue to develop in our outlook for the next six months.

Erste Group is first financial institution to commit to the European Commission’s Green Consumption Pledge
Erste Group is first financial institution to commit to the European Commission’s Green Consumption Pledge
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Erste Group is first financial institution to commit to the European Commission’s Green Consumption Pledge

As the first financial institution in Europe, Erste Group has joined the European Commission’s Green Consumption Pledge initiative to accelerate its contribution to a sustainable economic recovery. The Green Consumption Pledge is the first initiative delivered under the New Consumer Agenda and part of the European Climate Pact.

Erste Asset Management regards economic recovery as driver of the capital markets in 2021
Erste Asset Management regards economic recovery as driver of the capital markets in 2021

Erste Asset Management regards economic recovery as driver of the capital markets in 2021

We are looking back on a turbulent investment year. After the slump in February and March, we saw a strong recovery on the markets almost across all asset classes. CEO Heinz Bednar and CIO Gerold Permoser give an outlook for the capital markets in 2021.

Financial markets outlook: equities and high-yield bonds remain first choice
Financial markets outlook: equities and high-yield bonds remain first choice

Financial markets outlook: equities and high-yield bonds remain first choice

On top of the corona situation, two additional developments have been crucial for the development of the financial markets. The central banks have been pursuing a very expansive regime on a global scale, and at the same massive stimulus packages have been passed in an effort to get the economy up to speed again