ANALYSIS: Has German election killed the European spring?
Many fund managers dismissed the historical German election results as “insignificant for markets”. But they fail to take into account the fact that these elections have upended the status quo, possibly triggering a reversal of recent political trends.
Catalan fund buyers brace for next market correction
The start of the year has been rough for equity markets, but investors in Barcelona expect another market plunge before summer. They are also hedging their bets politically, it seems, as the uncertain investment outlook has prompted many to drop their support for independence.
Half of Swedish fund selectors see Greece
Macro issues took centre-stage at Expert Investor Sweden in Stockholm last Thursday. On the day the Swedish Riksbanken decided to imitate the ECB and launch its own QE, a surprisingly high share of delegates deemed it likely that Greece will leave the Eurozone.