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Stock markets review: Hopes for interest rate cuts fuelled significant gains in 2023
Stock markets review: Hopes for interest rate cuts fuelled significant gains in 2023
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Stock markets review: Hopes for interest rate cuts fuelled significant gains in 2023

The international stock markets closed out 2023 with significant gains. Hopes of abating inflationary pressure and declining interest rates were the main market drivers in Q4, resulting in a strong year for stock exchanges.

The Rise of the Fallen Angels
The Rise of the Fallen Angels
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The Rise of the Fallen Angels

Rating agencies assess the creditworthiness of companies and thus play an important role in the financial market. They were also in the spotlight at the beginning of the corona pandemic, with many companies being downgraded as a result of the crisis. In the meantime, the pandemic has been overcome and some of the so-called “Fallen Angels” are once again in a much better position with regard to their creditworthiness and rating.