Two nearly simultaneous events surrounding social network behemoth Facebook have recently directed public attention towards the network’s impact and power, giving Facebook critics new momentum: After an outage of the most important Facebook services last Monday that lasted several hours, former Facebook employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen made serious accusations against the company before the US Senate the following day.
Global stock markets have fallen back from their all-time highs in recent weeks. What were the causes? What potential do the equity experts at Erste Asset Management see until the end of the year?
ESG bonds are currently on the rise and are becoming an increasingly important part of corporate bonds. According to BofA Securities, 13. 5% of all new issues with ESG criteria were already issued globally in the first half of 2021. This trend is well established in Europe and is also increasing in the USA, as the following analysis shows.
Since the beginning of the year, the rapid recovery of the economy has mainly supported securities such as equities. But what happens next? Erste AM Managing Director Heinz Bednar and Head of Multi Asset Alexander Lechner explain how the second half of 2021 and especially our focus on sustainability will continue to develop in our outlook for the next six months.
.. go away, but don’t forget to come back in September. This is an old stock market adage that most investors probably know. There are loads of those, and this is among the most popular ones. Our Head of Global Strategies & Research, Alexander Sikora-Sickl explains what’s behind it.
We are looking back on a turbulent investment year. After the slump in February and March, we saw a strong recovery on the markets almost across all asset classes. CEO Heinz Bednar and CIO Gerold Permoser give an outlook for the capital markets in 2021.
The surprisingly good corporate earnings provided a tailwind & the price of gold continued to rise. Update from the Investment Division.
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.
As the world’s best-known stock index, the Dow Jones Industrial index provides an overview of the most serious crises from the perspective of the financial markets. History shows that a deep fall does not necessarily mean a long dry spell.
What has occurred since yesterday ? Sometimes the ordinary becomes something special. To prove the validity of this heuristic, we will use the database of our Bloomberg terminal once again. On the 24,060 trading days of the leading US index S&P500 since 1928, the average daily change has been +0.02%. In contrast, for almost a […]