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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.

Stagflation – a serious risk scenario
Stagflation – a serious risk scenario
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Stagflation – a serious risk scenario

In recent months, the risk of stagflation (the simultaneous occurrence of economic stagnation and inflation) has increased. Without the pandemic, output would be higher and inflation lower: bottlenecks in production and logistics have slowed economic activity and caused prices in the goods sector to rise sharply.

Hedge fund Archegos Capital’s default causing a big stir
Hedge fund Archegos Capital’s default causing a big stir
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Hedge fund Archegos Capital’s default causing a big stir

Hedge funds have often been talked about in the past because a failure of their sometimes risky investment strategies can trigger chain reactions in the financial industry and the markets, as was the case recently with Archegos Capital. But hedge funds often take on an important role with their alternative investment strategies. Read more on our blog.