Belgians buy for record amount of listed shares

Belgian households bought approximately 3.5 billion euros of listed shares in the first quarter. That is the largest amount since the statistics started in 1999, according to figures from the National Bank about which De Tijd reports on Thursday. “Investors have taken advantage of the lower prices to buy quality stocks,” Erik Joly, chief strategist […]

Belgians buy for record amount of listed shares

Belgian households bought approximately 3.5 billion euros of listed shares in the first quarter. That is the largest amount since the statistics started in 1999, according to figures from the National Bank about which De Tijd reports on Thursday. “Investors have taken advantage of the lower prices to buy quality stocks,” Erik Joly, chief strategist […]

Fund house Carmignac relies on growth stocks and gold

Edouard Carmignac The co-founder and director of the asset manager Carmignac wants to modernize his company. (Photo: Carmignac) Frankfurt Edouard Carmignac sees the relaxation of exit restrictions in Paris as a liberation. Finally, he can drink his espresso again in the “Café de Flore”, where Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre have already traveled. It […]

US investors are turning away from Europe

San Francisco Sarah Cannon is having dinner in front of the laptop. Not because it’s overworked. The partner at the venture capitalist Index Ventures has dinner with founders to get to know each other and explore possible investments. What the 36-year-old used to fly around the world for is now done from her home in […]

Zero interest rates and the fear of inflation fuel the rally

Frankfurt Hedge fund manager John Paulson has become well known and wealthy with his bets on American junk bonds in the 2009 financial crisis. But even then, the star investor came out as a big believer in gold, according to the book “The Greatest Trade Ever”. Paulson is convinced that due to rising government debt […]

Deka wants to discharge the board of directors and the supervisory board of Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing The fund company Union Investment already announced last week that it would vote to discharge the board of directors and the supervisory board. (Photo: Reuters) Frankfurt Deutsche Bank major shareholder Deka wants to stand behind the management board and supervisory board of Germany’s largest financial institution at the general meeting. […]

Why sustainability becomes even more important in Corona times

Wind farm at the edge of the forest Investors are demanding better carbon footprints from companies, but better social standards and good corporate governance. (Photo: Paul-Langrock.de) Frankfurt Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser was the first to feel the new, sustainable investment policy of the world’s largest investor Blackrock. After Blackrock boss Larry Fink wrote in a […]

Union Investment and DWS reject compensation system

German Stock Exchange DWS criticizes that both the short and long-term variable remuneration components are largely based on the growth of the group’s net income. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt Deutsche Börse must prepare for resistance at its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday. The fund companies DWS and Union Investment want to reject the new remuneration system. […]

Real estate jewels: Smaller university cities attractive for investors

April 21, 2020, 12:08 Not only metropolises such as Berlin, Munich or Hamburg, but above all also smaller university cities are reporting growing student numbers. Housing in large cities is becoming increasingly expensive and students have to switch to smaller cities. The question that concerns many prospective buyers and investors: Is it worth buying property […]

Warren Buffett significantly reduced Goldman Sachs shares

Warren Buffett The investor only bought shares to a very limited extent. (Photo: AP) Denver Warren Buffett has waited a long time for stock prices to drop and for him to buy cheaply. But the price turmoil in March, in which markets collapsed by over 20 percent, was not a buying opportunity for the star […]