Today, we will take a look at how the European property sector is performing on the stock markets. An opinion you will frequently hear is that property offers some good diversification options in periods of uncertainty or difficulty on the stock markets. It is regarded as a physical asset that delivers predictable income – monthly rents. But is that really the case?
You have certainly heard this stock market adage before: 'Sell in May and go away'. This persistent 'advice' tells us that the stock market doesn't really do much between May and October. During these months, investors would therefore do better by stepping aside for a while. But is this a successful strategy, statistically speaking?
A new week, a new update. In this week's article, we will discuss a few charts. By taking a very close look at them, we will be able to draw a few conclusions about which direction the stock exchanges are heading in. They appear to be going up, but some caution is needed in this interpretation.
If you don't chuck rubbish on the street, that's good. If you don't chuck rubbish on the street and sometimes pick waste up off the pavement, that's even better. The same applies to your investments. Sustainable investments are a good thing, but opting for impact investing is a great option if you want to make a bigger difference for a better world.
Sustainable travel, sustainable cooking, sustainable cooperation... Nowadays, sustainability is a buzzword that everyone likes to use at every opportunity. Luckily, there is greater consensus among investors when it comes to sustainability. Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) is the standard used for sustainable investments. But what exactly does ESG involve?
Nowadays, investing in trackers is more popular than ever, not least due to their attractive price. One of the most bought is the tracker that follows MSCI World Index. In recent years, it has been seen as a great investment. But is that still the case in the absence of any form of diversification? According to our Chief Strategist Geert Van Herck past performances are no guarantee for the future.
We usually associate successful investments with knowledge, discipline, good analytical skills and more besides. But does luck actually play a role? And how can you take being lucky (or unlucky) out of the equation? We talked to Professor Marc De Ceuster.
Market developments can change the structure of your fund portfolio or KEYPLAN. Sometimes its composition will then no longer match your risk appetite. With a simple click, you can easily correct your KEYPLAN and regain the correct balance or composition. Find out how...