Crypto-Continent Africa

Cryptocurrencies are increasingly being adapted in many countries around the globe. However, on the African continent, people’s interest in Bitcoin & Co. is far above average. A study has now taken a closer look at the possible crypto-future of Africa. Cryptocurrencies are becoming more and more popular in the middle of society and the corporate enterprise world. This trend is …

Markets Update Monday 15/06/2020 – Trillion-dollar bounce

Frankfurt – 15/06/20 Trillion-dollar bounce A new coronavirus outbreak in Beijing at the beginning of the week heightened the concerns of investors on the stock market about a new wave of infection.  In addition to the economic discussions on how to overcome the crisis, medical aspects are thus once again increasingly attracting investors’ attention. At the latest since new contagions …

Markets Update Friday 12/06/2020 – Crossroads

Frankfurt – 12/06/20 Crossroads Investors are caught between hope and fear – between the liquidity boosts provided by central banks and recessionary fundamentals.  After the cautious tenor of the US Federal Reserve and rising corona case numbers in the US, investors fled back to the defensive towards the weekend – although not everywhere. Fears of a second wave of corona …

Markets Update Thursday 11/06/2020 – Second wave of fears

Frankfurt – 11/06/20 Second wave of fears The Fed’s gloomy economic forecast from the previous day scared investors and triggered a drastic slide in prices today. The corona crisis will put a heavy burden on the economy, the labour market and inflation, warned Fed Chairman Jerome Powell. There were considerable economic risks. “This is the biggest economic shock we can …

Markets Update Wednesday 10/06/2020 – “No new Great Depression”

Frankfurt – 10/06/20 “No new Great Depression” The US Federal Reserve did not come as a surprise at its press conference today on the last meeting. As expected, the US Federal Reserve has not touched its key interest rate. It remains in a range of zero to 0.25 per cent, according to a statement by the Fed after its interest …

Markets Update Tuesday 09/06/2020 – Exhaustion

Frankfurt – 09/06/20 Exhaustion Over the past eleven trading days, many of the global indices have staged an impressive recovery rally, driven by optimism about the easing measures from the corona crisis and numerous aid programs from central banks and governments. However, the crisis is not yet over, even if other data indicate a recovery. Therefore, it didn’t come as …

Markets Update Monday 08/06/2020 – Flight-mode

Frankfurt – 08/06/20 Flight-mode The bears made a first delicate attempt today to disrupt the stock market party that has been going on since May. The latest rally continues to be driven by the great hope of a rapid recovery of the economy after the crisis. In any case, the stock market has already given a lot of advance praise …

Markets Update Friday 05/06/2020 – V-shaped Recovery

Frankfurt – 05/06/20 V-shaped Recovery Since the hard fall of the stock market barometers in March, many of the major global indices have recovered significantly in the last few weeks. The hoped-for “v-shaped recovery” of the markets seem to manifest itself – even if no one can tell for how long the market will be able to hold those levels. …

Markets Update Thursday 04/06/2020 – Big Spender

Frankfurt – 04/06/20 Big Spender Given the rapid price recovery in recent weeks, many market observers are wondering whether global indices have not risen too early and too quickly. After all, it is not yet certain that the recovery will be as smooth and linear as investors believe. “The air is becoming increasingly thin, and the current valuation levels can …

Markets Update Wednesday 03/06/2020 – The Party continues

Frankfurt – 03/06/20 The Party continues The stock markets continue to push forward as if there was no tomorrow or no more corona crisis. Those who currently think that the euphoria about a rapid economic recovery after the crisis cannot continue forever are clearly betting on the wrong horse. Because Dow Jones, S&P 500, Dax 30 and co. currently only …