The Fed and the ECB are key crisis managers

New York, Frankfurt Almost six weeks ago, ECB chief Christine Lagarde said sentences that today seem to be out of date. “The reaction [auf die Coronakrise] should primarily be fiscal policy. ”Nobody could expect the central banks to react first. “First and foremost, it’s about fiscal policy.” A few weeks later, the central banks – […]

Top managers are picky about stocks

“The insiders live out their countercyclical character,” says Olaf Stotz, professor at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. That means: The executives who know their companies better than anyone else go bargain hunting if they consider the shares of their own companies on the stock exchange to be undervalued. According to Stotz, this is […]

Dax rises over 10,000 points

Bull and bear stock market symbols Fight between the stock market symbols bull and bear: the Dax started trading with a clear plus. (Photo: picture alliance / Ikon Images) Dusseldorf The leading German index starts with significant price gains into the new trading week and can surpass the 10,000 meter mark. In the afternoon trade, […]

The corona crash destroyed 19 trillion euros on the stock exchange

Bull and bear in front of the Frankfurt stock exchange Historically unique losses in global equity markets. (Photo: Oliver Ruether / laif) Dusseldorf With the money, all of Europe’s public debt could be repaid, and there would still be five trillion euros left: the 50,805 listed companies worldwide lost 19.4 trillion euros in just six […]

Deutsche Börse presents new sustainability index

Frankfurt They don’t like baking small rolls at Deutsche Börse, one of the largest European exchange operators. “We are convinced that the Dax 50 ESG will become the standard for sustainable investments in Germany,” said Stephan Flägel on Wednesday in Frankfurt. He heads the index division at stock exchange subsidiary Qontigo, which among other things […]

Natixis-Bank trims loan portfolio for sustainability

Frankfurt It was a brave, maybe even a groundbreaking decision. Last autumn, French bank Natixis decided to base all financing in investment banking and corporate business on the consequences for the climate and the environment. To this end, the investment bank of the French savings banks and cooperative banks has developed a so-called green weighting […]

Investors fear the big corona crash

Frankfurt Bubble or no bubble? The question arises again and again for investors. The stock markets have recently reached record levels. Then there was concern that this could not go on forever. Now the markets have been on their knees for several days in a row, with price levels still remaining high in a longer-term […]

Corona virus: Markets send recession signals

The most important reference price for oil, the North Sea variety Brent, has recently fallen well below the mark of $ 58 a barrel (around 159 liters). Brent oil is down eleven percent year-on-year. Copper has also become cheaper by around eleven percent since mid-January and, at $ 5,600 a ton, is the lowest price […]