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Changes in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index
Changes in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index

Changes in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index

In 1988, MSCI Emerging Markets Index was launched and consisted of just 10 countries representing less than 1% of world market capitalization. Today the index consists of 24 countries representing 10% of world market capitalization. Read here about the changes expected until June 2020 to one of the most important global emerging markets equities index.

Possible breakthrough in gene technology driving biotechnology share prices
Possible breakthrough in gene technology driving biotechnology share prices
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Possible breakthrough in gene technology driving biotechnology share prices

Biotech shares are regarded as highly promising due to the innovative strength of the sector, but they also tend to be subject to drastic price fluctuations both ways. After a long period of consolidation, biotech shares have embarked on a clear upward trend since May 2018. Harald Kober, Senior Fund Manager, explains the reasons for the investors’ optimism.

Austrian stock market 2018: Flattish, with room to surprise on the upside
Austrian stock market 2018: Flattish, with room to surprise on the upside
(c) Akos Stiller, Quelle: Wiener Börse

Austrian stock market 2018: Flattish, with room to surprise on the upside

Over the past three years (2015-2017) the ATX, Austria’s main equity index, posted an annual return of more than 16%, making the Vienna Stock Exchange the best performing European stock market (or second best, if Eastern Europe is included).