The most striking trend of the past month is the sharp decline in bond yields. Our expert, Johan Gallopyn, analyzes the events on the bond market and also looks at developments on the equity, currency and commodity markets.
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.
At our Philanthropy Forum on Circular Economy, at Havenhuis in Antwerp, four entrepreneurs shared their experience, their successes and their failures. And their passion for entrepreneurship in a changing world.
Despite volatile interest rates, 2017 was a good year for Eurozone listed property with the EPRA Eurozone posting a total return of +16.5% whereas shares only show a return of +9.2%. After years of good performance and long-term rates remaining volatile, what can we expect for 2018 ?