The signs are promising for a longer-term comeback in commodity prices: huge stimulus packages worldwide, recovering demand and supply shortages due to structural underinvestment in recent years are driving commodity pri …Read More
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Emerging markets: commodities as growth drivers
Earth Day 2021
In 2021, the international Earth Day motto is "Restore our Earth". The way we eat is closely intertwined with this. Time for an interview with Fund Manager Frank Schwarz.Read More
MainFirst Absolute Return Multi Asset – Long-term investment in structural trends
The MainFirst Absolute Return Multi Asset pursues a sustainable investment strategy and focuses on structural trends. It aims to achieve a long-term positive return above 5%. A fund portrait with Portfolio Manager Adrian …Read More
Quo vadis dividend payouts?
Annus horribilis for dividend chasers: the pandemic has not even spared companies with stable dividend payouts. In 2020, there was a global decline in dividends of around 12 percent compared with the previous year. Count …Read More
Performance Award of the French Pyramids of Wealth Management 2021 for the MainFirst Absolute Return Multi Asset
MainFirst Asset Management has received the Performance Award of the French Pyramids of Wealth Management 2021 in the “Collective Management – Flexible Wealth” category for its global multi-asset fund, the MainFirst Abso …Read More
Austrian Fund Award for MainFirst Absolute Return Multi Asset
The MainFirst Absolute Return Multi Asset has been awarded the Austrian Fund Prize 2021. The Fund Management received the rating "outstanding" for its performance in the category "Mixed Fund Global Multi Asset".Read More
Trading apps, GameStop & co - do we still need equity funds?
Trading apps among retail investors are booming, and many long-term investors are wondering if this is the start of a new equity culture. Fund managers Thomas Meier and Alexander Dominicus show the difference between lon …Read More
The governance component – the G in ESG
The term “ESG” is a multifaceted one, covering so many different topics at once. Analogous to the fundamental-based valuation of shares, a one-dimensional approach falls far short of the mark. Therefore, multi-dimensiona …Read More
MainFirst: "E-commerce has a lower carbon footprint than traditional shops"
Portfolio Manager Jan-Christoph Herbst in an interview with "investmentofficer.be" about the environmental advantages of e-commerce in terms of carbon footprint.Read More
E-commerce: damage to the environment, opportunities for investors?
The fact that e-commerce has been a dynamically growing market for more than 20 years is no longer news. However, Covid-19 has led to an explosion in growth rates, the scale of which has surprised many. But what about th …Read More
High potential for a catch-up - emerging market corporate bonds
The coronavirus pandemic has also resulted in significant challenges for the economies of emerging markets. However, their economic recovery and therefore the ‘catch-up’ potential of corporate bonds from this segment sho …Read More
During the last decade, the United States experienced its longest period of good economic growth. The US economy boomed and this was also reflected in the price levels of the US stock markets. Now the tide may be turning …Read More
The era of the global digital giants
Digital transformation is not something that will happen in the future, but rather in the here and now. Its speed is breathtaking. Platforms like Alibaba, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Tencent or Samsung have achieved what un …Read More
MainFirst funds awarded ESG certification
Three of the asset manager’s funds were officially awarded the "LuxFLAG ESG Label" by the independent and internationally recognised Luxembourg Finance Labelling Agency (LuxFLAG).Read More
Chinese real estate market: 2021 growth as in pre-corona times
The January outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in China had a severe impact on the Chinese real estate market, compared to 2019, property sales in February 2020 dropped by 65 percent. The market has now almost recovere …Read More
The investment world in the post-corona era
The outbreak of the coronavirus has rapidly turned the world upside down. The pandemic has taken hold of our daily lives and we are constantly confronted with its repercussions. But for calm investors, it is already wort …Read More
Liquidity is a very high value
Adrian Daniel is portfolio manager of the MainFirst Absolute Return Multi Asset, MainFirst Global Equities Fund and the MainFirst Global Equities Unconstrained Fund. In a cash interview he shows the prospects of multi as …Read More
A universe of investment opportunities
A promise of attractive returns combined with an acceptable risk. This is what the majority of investors are looking for. However, the investment risk also depends on the strategy in question. Multi-asset offers many inv …Read More
Why investors should focus on equities now more than ever
The coronavirus has taken over the world. One glimmer of hope is that, at least in some European countries, the increase in the number of new infections is slowing down slightly. Meanwhile, doctors around the world are s …Read More
The view beyond the horizon
Determining the "right" asset allocation is one of the biggest challenges for investors in 2020. With yields on developed market bonds at or near historical lows, investors may well look beyond their own limits in search …Read More
Is value set for a comeback?
The wind on the capital market is turning. Value stocks (asset values), which have been widely scorned in the past decade, could return to the track of success in the near future, says Olgerd Eichler, Lead Portfolio Mana …Read More
German Fund Price 2020 for MainFirst Germany Fund A
The MainFirst Germany Fund A has been rated "outstanding" at the FONDS professionell KONGRESS in the category "Equity Funds Germany", winning the DEUTSCHE FONDSPREIS for the fifth time in a row. Portfolio Manager Olgerd …Read More
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