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.
What are the effects of the sanctions imposed on Russia on our funds? Interview with Alexandre Dimitrov, Senior Fund Manager with more than 20 years of experience and special field of expertise: equity markets Russia and CEE.
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 […]
Most economic indicators for August and September point to a slowdown in economic growth. However, growth rates still remain relatively strong
In our new series, we look at how responsible investment and engagement works and let companies explain what they do to reach sustainable goals. How does Austrian company Lenzing define sustainability and what are its strategic principles? Interview with Sébastien Knus, Head of Investor Relations Lenzing AG.
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.
Impact investing means investing in companies, organizations and funds with the aim of generating measurable, positive effects on the environment or society in addition to financial returns. The influence is made visible, measured and continuously reported on.
What to expect from equity markets? Interview with Peter Szopo, Chief Equity Strategist with Erste Asset Management, about the current situation on the capital markets.
Do the Big Data advantages and opportunities outweigh the disadvantages and possible consequences in today´s digital world? Find out more in our blog.
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.