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Quo Vadis Italia? – The 2018 general election in Italy and its importance to the economy
Quo Vadis Italia? – The 2018 general election in Italy and its importance to the economy
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Quo Vadis Italia? – The 2018 general election in Italy and its importance to the economy

The economic environment for Italy remains challenging. The fundamental problem is the low economic growth. Although the composition of the future government is still unclear, the party programs imply a persistent reform deadlock.

Mario Draghi – Deflation Fighter
Mario Draghi – Deflation Fighter
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Mario Draghi – Deflation Fighter

The arguments supporting a further rise in share prices have become stronger. The important central banks have been sending expansive signals in recent weeks, i.e. signals that support the economy and the markets. The latest measure was the statement made by the president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Mario Draghi, at the ECB press […]

“Black Monday” at the stock exchanges: Why?
“Black Monday” at the stock exchanges: Why?
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“Black Monday” at the stock exchanges: Why?

Market correction Equities, bonds affected by default risk, commodities, and emerging markets currencies are currently subject to corrections, which, noticeably, have now gone beyond the purview of emerging markets: while the emerging markets equity index declined by almost 6% (Performance-Data Source: Bloomberg, MSCI) last week, the index for developed markets lost 5.3% (Performance-Data Source: Bloomberg, […]

Upswing in equity markets expected for second half of the year
Upswing in equity markets expected for second half of the year
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Upswing in equity markets expected for second half of the year

Developed equity markets are in the 6th year of a robust upward move. The MSCI Developed World Index rose by almost 18% per annum over the period (Mar 2009-June 2015) in Euro-terms. However, momentum has stalled in recent months. Stepan Mikolasek, new head of equity management of Erste Asset Management, names the main reasons: surprisingly […]