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  1. Bonds: How interest-rate developments affect returns

    Bonds react to interest-rate developments. What it means for investors.

    The price of a bond may change during the term. How interest-rate developments impact the value of fixed-interest securities, what role the duration plays in this, and how investors can strategically align their bond portfolios.

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    What is a bond?

    Bonds are a popular source of funding for companies and a preferred financial instrument for investors. But what is a bond? How can I buy a bond? And is it a worthwhile investment? Here are the key facts about bonds for beginners.

  3. Low-cost Investing with index funds and ETFs

    Low-cost investing with index funds and ETFs

    Fees can cut into the returns on an investment. In the case of funds, this makes passive products, such as ETFs and index funds, an interesting alternative to traditional funds for low-cost investing. Read our overview of the difference between ETFs and index funds.

  4. Greenflation: How the energy transition is affecting capital markets

    Do capital markets face a risk of "greenflation"?

    As the ongoing energy transition fuels rising electricity prices, "greenflation" is giving capital markets plenty to talk about. The implications, and tips for investors.

  5. SPACS: New routes to the stock exchange.

    Listing via a SPAC. How it works.

    Instead of taking the traditional IPO route, many IT, health technology, and fintech companies are currently making the move to the stock exchange by merging with special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). But how does a SPAC work and what do they mean for investors?

  6. Companies are benefiting from venture capital

    How venture capital is changing the world

    The pandemic has boosted stock exchanges and markets around the world, with companies posting above-average profits. These developments are, in part, due to the influence of venture capital. But what's next?

  7. Stock market cycles: How investors benefit from bull markets

    Knowing stock market cycles – benefitting from bull markets

    Bull markets are not uncommon after global crises. The sharp rise in market prices after the COVID-19 crisis is an impressive example. Stock market cycles provide one explanation for this. Those who want to benefit from future bull markets should know the phases of a stock market cycle.

  8. Europe wants to achieve climate neutrality. Find out what this means for investors.

    Climate neutrality by 2050 – that is the target under the European Green Deal. The 26th UN Climate Change Conference, held in Glasgow, has set the course for an economic transformation on a massive scale. Find out more about the challenges the EU is bracing itself for, and the new opportunities for sustainable investment that are opening up.

  9. A look at economic development in Vietnam and China

    A look at recent economic developments in Vietnam and China

    Economic development at present in the neighboring countries of China and Vietnam could not be more different. Vietnam's economy is booming, while China is facing new challenges. What investors can learn from the pace of economic growth in Asia.

  10. Interest rates and purchasing power influence the value of money

    Interest rates and purchasing power influence the value of money

    Should excess liquidity be saved or invested? Interest rates and purchasing power provide the answer. After all, they influence the value of money in the long term and demonstrate that cash also isn't risk-free.