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Outlook 2022: Erste Asset Management optimistic – recovery continues despite Covid, inflation, and supply bottlenecks
Outlook 2022: Erste Asset Management optimistic – recovery continues despite Covid, inflation, and supply bottlenecks

Outlook 2022: Erste Asset Management optimistic – recovery continues despite Covid, inflation, and supply bottlenecks

Compared with previous recessions, we came out of the last crisis relatively quickly. What were the decisive factors, what will drive the financial markets in 2022 and, above all, what role will inflation play? Erste AM Managing Director Heinz Bednar and Chief Investment Officer Gerold Permoser provide an outlook for the coming year.

Bond markets between strengthening economy and high liquidity
Bond markets between strengthening economy and high liquidity
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Bond markets between strengthening economy and high liquidity

Bond funds are not always the “first choice” right now. The strong profits of listed companies and the orderly dividend payouts are currently outpacing interest income. If you are looking at performance, you have to look closely. Interview with Wolfgang Zemanek, Head of Bond Funds, Initial Asset Management.

The Fed is a dove
The Fed is a dove
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The Fed is a dove

Equities have been weaker in recent days. This is largely due to concerns that sooner-than-expected interest rate increases in the USA could be detrimental to the financial market. Chief economist Gerhard Winzer explains why in the most likely case scenario, this will not be happening in the foreseeable future.

Sustainable income with “double dividends”
Sustainable income with “double dividends”
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Sustainable income with “double dividends”

Comfortably making return on the money market via interest? A thing of the past. Investors wanting to outsmart inflation should think about dividends and dividend shares. The combination of dividend shares with a selection process that takes into account ESG criteria constitutes an interesting investment alternative. So there is a kind of “two dividends”.

High Inflation – likely to emerge?
High Inflation – likely to emerge?
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High Inflation – likely to emerge?

At the beginning of September, the FED announced a significant change in their policy: They officially announced the implementation of “average inflation targeting”. This allows to have a higher inflation rate for a period of time instead of being closely held to the target inflation rate of 2%.
Why did the FED announce this shift in its policy? Is inflation returning in the agenda? In this article, we intend to show the policy requirements for high(er) inflation.