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Favorable indicators: Soft landing on approach?
Favorable indicators: Soft landing on approach?

Favorable indicators: Soft landing on approach?

More and more indicators are pointing to good global growth. Even regions and sectors that had recently weakened are likely to return to growth. The soft landing after the sharp rise in inflation and the turnaround in interest rates could succeed. The decline in inflation is pausing at the same time, as yesterday’s US inflation data shows.

Interest rate cuts and economic growth – a favourable environment for the markets
Interest rate cuts and economic growth – a favourable environment for the markets

Interest rate cuts and economic growth – a favourable environment for the markets

Even though the ECB recently left its key interest rate unchanged, central banks are increasingly signaling an inclination to cut interest rates for the first time. At the same time, the indicators point to good economic growth at a global level. These are positive signals for the stock markets.

Inflation, interest rates, markets: 10 topics for 2024
Inflation, interest rates, markets: 10 topics for 2024
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Inflation, interest rates, markets: 10 topics for 2024

After the price rally at the end of last year, the markets started 2024 with price losses. The ongoing positive correlation between bonds and equities is striking. Both asset classes have fallen equally recently, which makes diversification in a portfolio more difficult. But the year has only just begun. We therefore take a look at 10 key topics for 2024 that could be helpful when putting together a portfolio.

What are the lasting results of the central bank meeting in Jackson Hole?
What are the lasting results of the central bank meeting in Jackson Hole?
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What are the lasting results of the central bank meeting in Jackson Hole?

At the annual meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole Federal Reserve Chair, Jerome Powell, summed up the uncertain environment as “navigating by the stars in a cloudy sky”. This relates, among other things, to the uncertainty about the level of the neutral interest rate, the lagged effect of key-lending rate hikes on economic growth and inflation, and the drivers of inflation.

Strong first half of the year: What`s next for the stock markets?
Strong first half of the year: What`s next for the stock markets?
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Strong first half of the year: What`s next for the stock markets?

The stock markets look back on a strong first half of the year. In addition to the already familiar factors of inflation and key interest rates, the trend topic of artificial intelligence (AI) came into focus. In this interview, fund manager Tamás Menyhárt looks back on the past six months and tells us what has to happen for 2023 to end as happily as the first half of the year did.