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2024: A global election year with over 2 billion voters across 50 countries - assessing the impact of politics on investments and financial markets.
It is not known when interest rates will fall, and by how many points. Investors are waiting for something to change compared to 2023. We explain how rate changes can affect you, and what to do in the event of increases and decreases.
Often ignored by Western media and investment funds, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is emerging as the world’s fifth largest economy. With ten countries and 663 million inhabitants, the region is a fertile ground for investment opportunities.
A feature of economic growth is the weight of the service economy, one that does not produce goods or food but does produce services to meet the needs of a booming middle class. Experts situate this economy as one of the main investment trends.
The new year gives us a chance to set ourselves new resolutions. And that also applies to our investments. An investor's main goal must always be adjusted to the circumstances and defined goals. 
Actively managed ETFs (exchange-traded funds) have begun to gain popularity in recent years and now hold over $628 billion in assets under management. But what is an actively managed ETF? And how does it differ from passive management?
After the Credit Suisse bailout last March, CoCos lived up to their name and shook the markets with fears of a possible new financial earthquake. What are they, how do they work and what are the risks of this investment product?
2023 is drawing to a close and it is time to take stock of the milestones and noteworthy events in the global economy. What has happened this year? How have the markets behaved? Have we now recovered after the pandemic?
Bonds, T-bills, and commercial paper are fixed-income assets. Their duration, which can range from a few months to decades, is important for judging their suitability. A few tips for improving your strategy are provided here.
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