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Yield curve management
Yield curve management
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Yield curve management

In recent days, equities and other risky asset classes have come under pressure despite the fact that in the year to date the optimism about an economic recovery has been on the rise. Is that a case of “buy the rumour, sell the fact”? Had the good news already been priced into the market? Or is there another mechanism that could be driving the future development?

My impressions from IMF meeting in Washington:  Emerging markets “alive and kicking”
My impressions from IMF meeting in Washington: Emerging markets “alive and kicking”
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My impressions from IMF meeting in Washington: Emerging markets “alive and kicking”

The spring meeting of the International Monetary Fund was held in Washington from 20 to 23 April. This event was the reason for an investor conference that I attended in order to get an idea of the status quo of the global economy as well as of risks and opportunities.

Corporate bonds with short maturities
Corporate bonds with short maturities
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Corporate bonds with short maturities

Bond investors are faced with a difficult environment. Do corporate bonds offer the chance of a halfway decent yield? Stampfl: The statement that bond investors are faced with a difficult environment is actually an erroneous one. A balanced portfolio consisting of bonds from the peripheral countries and the core countries across all sectors would have […]