It is Tuesday 30 October. The Bel20 is listed at 19.2% below its peak of 22 January. Popular Belgian shares such as Bekaert, Bpost, Balta and even Melexis are 40% to 60% cheaper, with Nyrstar more than 80% down. These corrections have not left a single investor unmoved. Feelings vary greatly, but what do you think? And one other question: are you male or female?
Since 1 June 2018 it is no longer be possible to buy Canadian and American trackers through our trading platform on our transaction site. Their issuers have not been able to provide us with the legally required documents (Key Information Document or KID). This discontinuation is a direct consequence of the European regulation for PRIIPS.
Some time has passed since our Beleggerscompetitie / Concours Investisseur and the winners have by now been made known and received their awards. End of story, you might think, but nothing could be further from the truth. Now, it really begins. And not just for the winners. This twelfth edition was again a proverbial last little push for all 19,000 participants to make the stock market their second home.
Over the past few weeks, tensions between the United States and its most important trade partners have flared up dramatically. On the stock market, the threat of higher American import tariffs also led to higher volatility. What will the KEYPRIVATE investment committee be paying extra attention to?