My wife was not happy when I ordered Alexa and set her up in our living room without consulting her. She takes a sceptical stance vis-à-vis the digital world. I admit I could have asked her in advance, but I would have known the answer.
Annualised real global GDP growth amounts to slightly above 3%. The composition of growth is not homogenuous. While the US economy grows strongly, the weakening loan growths puts weight on the economic activity in China. Find out more in the current yield radar.
“Don’t put all your eggs into one basket” – who has not heard this old stock market adage. With Easter approaching, we are having a closer look with the latest figures.
Gerold Permoser, Chief Investment Officer (CIO) und Chief Sustainable Investment Officer (CSIO) of Erste Asset Management says: „It is important for us to get involved with water, the source of life, on a sustainable basis“.
In the past two days, the stock exchanges, spearheaded by the New York Stock Exchange, have shed the entire previous gains of 2018. Even last week, inflation worries had started to weigh on the markets. But the recent reaction was extraordinarily strong, with experts likening it to the excellent employment report in the US. We have asked Peter Szopo, our equity strategist, about the current market situation.
2017 was a positive year on the global capital markets. We have analysed which blogs were the most popular ones last year.
Capital markets recorded a positive year of 2017. The performance of the various asset classes was of the textbook variety: the higher the risk, the higher the return.
The market volume of the logistics sector in Europe amounted to about EUR 1.05bn in 2016. For more interesting facts, read this blog entry.
Martin Cech is fund manager of Erste Asset Management’s sustainable microfinance fund ERSTE RESPONSIBLE MICROFINANCE. In this interview, we want to talk about what positive influence sustainable investment can have on the issue of child labour.
By channelling their assets into microfinance funds, investors can contribute to reducing child labour. This is the opinion held by Martin Cech, Senior Fund Manager with Erste Asset Management.