Despite the volatility of recent months, most financial markets closed quarter 3 2019 positively. In September too, the equity, bond, currency and commodity markets experienced fluctuations. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, analyses it for you.
The resurgence of the trade dispute, central banks, Italy, OPEC, etc. - numerous events affected the market in June. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, outlines the implications for the equity, bond and currency markets over the past month.
While the objectives of the European Union have been revised upwards, some countries have lowered their expectations in order to have a more realistic chance of attaining their goals. This is in part because, to date, the results achieved in terms of fighting climate change have generally been disappointing.
May was an eventful month. It was not only the Italian political crisis that affected the equity, bond and foreign exchange markets. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, outlines the main events of the past month.
European equities performed very well in April, and are again in positive territory as from the start of this year. The American bond rate climbed to 3%. Our expert Johan Gallopyn looks at the main events of the past month for equity, bond and foreign exchange markets.
Trump’s aggressive rhetoric on trade in combination with higher market volatility is weighing on sentiment. Even though some leading indicators suggest that the pace of the recovery is slowing, economic indicators remain solid. Things could of course quickly escalate.
Degroof Petercam took a head start on the Award Season 2018. On Wednesday 21st February, the renowned financial dailies De Tijd/L’Echo granted their annual Fund Awards, and this for the 22rd time. The asset management industry follows the results of these Awards with great attention.
The long-awaited final report of the High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance, which helped the European Commission with its strategy to foster sustainable finances, was made public on 29 January 2018.