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What is the key interest rate?
What is the key interest rate?
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What is the key interest rate?

The key interest rate of the European Central Bank (ECB) is currently 1.25 percent. Savings account interest rates are significantly below this key interest rate, and if someone takes out a loan, they usually have to pay significantly more than the key interest rate. The role of the key interest rate and the relevant interest rates are discussed in this article.

Interview: Behavioral Finance
Interview: Behavioral Finance
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Interview: Behavioral Finance

Interview with Dr. Manfred Frühwirth, Vienna University of Economic and Business Administration What is Behavioural Finance? Behavioural Finance is located at the interface of finance and psychology. As a rule, Behavioural Finance investigates how irrational behaviour (most often on the investors’ part) affects asset prices on the capital market. 2a) Are there any examples of […]

Shall I still buy equities or equity funds at this point?
Shall I still buy equities or equity funds at this point?

Shall I still buy equities or equity funds at this point?

The stock exchanges have gone through a rollercoaster ride of shedding 25% in value in March before rebounding sharply and even setting new highs, for example in the USA. In view of the difficult situation due to the corona virus and the resulting tense economic situation, many investors have asked themselves whether it might still pay off to buy after recent share price increases.