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Forty years of the bull market
Forty years ago this week the bull market started in the United States. Not just any bull market, but the biggest bull market ever. Despite
Photo: ArcelorMittal.
ArcelorMittal sees risks in growth, inflation and China 
Luxembourg-based steelmaker ArcelorMittal, the world’s second-largest, on Thursday posted higher-than-expected earnings thanks to rising prices but warned that it sees risks in inflation, the ongoing
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Swing pricing now ‘common practice’ in Luxembourg 
Swing pricing “has become common market practice” in the Luxembourg fund sector to manage liquidity at times of volatility in the market, according to a
ECB President Christine Lagarde speaking at Thursday's monetary policy press conference. Photo: ECB.
ECB commits to more assertive defence of eurozone cohesion
While closing the door on a seven-year era of negative interest rates with a larger than anticipated rate hike, the European Central Bank on Thursday
Stock exchange: Photo by Ahmad Nawawi, CC via Flickr.
Markets see ‘considerable risks’ in ECB's new TPI tool
Financial markets expect a further increase of 140 basis points in European Central Bank interest rates by the end of the year, suggesting a steady
Verena Ross, chair of Esma
Esma sees room to improve prospectus approvals
A European screening exercise of prospectus approvals that involved Luxembourg’s financial supervisor CSSF has concluded that EU regulators need to be more efficient in their
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‘Analysts overly upbeat on corporate profits’
Barely seven of the first 35 companies in the US S&P 500 index to release their second-quarter results subsequently have raised their earnings per share
Vianden castle in Luxembourg. Photo via Unsplash.
Fitch affirms AAA rating for Luxembourg
Ratings agency Fitch Ratings has affirmed its assessment of Luxembourg's government debt with a 'AAA' rating and a stable outlook. The firm announced late Friday
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Modern pension funds embrace ESG as ‘good ancestors’
Social responsibility, sustainability, ESG and SRI are more than buzzwords for the world’s leading pension funds. While some still question the current classifications, taxonomies and regulatory timelines, many of these major institutional investors see it as a way to provide stewardship, being a long-term stakeholder in society. “So are we going to be good ancestors? Or not?”
ECB President Christine Lagarde and Italy's Prime Minister Mario Draghi, pictured at a 2015 IMF meeting. Photo: IMF.
Crisis in Italy brings back fears of euro crisis
The eurozone looks increasingly weak. The euro slipped to parity with the dollar last week and a peripheral debt crisis threatens if interest rates rise