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European shares – is it still time to get in on this one, or has the ship sailed?
European shares – is it still time to get in on this one, or has the ship sailed?
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European shares – is it still time to get in on this one, or has the ship sailed?

We have seen European equities outperform their American peers in the year to date, both in local currency and in euro. Not even the increase of the US dollar relative to the euro of 8% made a difference to that. What is this pro-European optimism based on? After all, the US economy has seen a […]

What has become of the “oil x 20” rule?
What has become of the “oil x 20” rule?
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What has become of the “oil x 20” rule?

The oil and gas sector is the backbone of the Russian economy. It contributes roughly a quarter to the Russian GDP, and it accounts for almost two thirds of exports. Oil and gas companies represent almost 60% of the market capitalisation of the Moscow stock exchange. It therefore makes sense to analyse the performance of […]

Light and shadow
Light and shadow
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Light and shadow

The environment has become a bit brighter in the past weeks. In addition to the improvement of the economic environment in the Eurozone and Japan, more and more central banks loosened their monetary policies. For example, on 12 February the central bank of Sweden (Riksbank) surprisingly cut its key-lending rate to -0.1% and announced to […]