Central banks do what they can

The Fed has followed the ECB in cutting interest rates. How much the new monetary stimulus will help stabilize the world economy remains open.

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Dividends and growth – but please be sustainable

DWS portfolio manager Martin Berberich explains why sustainable dividend funds with a defensive focus on growth are a good fit in current market conditions.

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Don't underestimate the threats to global oil supply

A drone attack took out half of Saudi oil supply. Much of this looks set to be restored swiftly. The attack nevertheless highlights geopolitical threats to the world economy.

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A cycle like no other

The economy looks good now, the outlook less so. That's nothing new in this atypical cycle. Caution is warranted.

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"Bumps in the road"

Boris Johnson's half-hearted attempt to suspend Parliament looks set to backfire. It may well make delivering Brexit even harder.

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Sep 20, 2019 Europe

Europe's banks depend on German interest rates

Chart of the week

Sep 19, 2019 Central banks

Central banks do what they can

The Fed has followed the ECB in cutting interest rates. How much the new monetary stimulus will help stabilize the world economy remains open.

Sep 18, 2019 Central banks

Low for longer, but not lower

Yields are likely to remain low but not fall further. We believe a severe economic downturn would be needed to push them lower still.

Sep 18, 2019 Macro

U.S. Economic Outlook

How much should you read into the recent inversion of the U.S. yield curve?

Sep 16, 2019 Global

Don't underestimate the threats to global oil supply

A drone attack took out half of Saudi oil supply. Much of this looks set to be restored swiftly. The attack nevertheless highlights geopolitical threats to the world economy.

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Apr 25, 2019 Real Estate

European real estate outlook still positive despite increasing risk

Despite an economic slowdown, the European real estate market should remain attractive to investors.

Mar 06, 2019 Equities

Sustainable investment funds: clear conscience and returns

Increasing numbers of investors are backing ESG funds which select investments according to ethical and ecological criteria.

Apr 11, 2019 Multi Asset

Returns under pressure - ways out for investors

Declining returns and rising risks – that`s what DWS Research Institute experts expect over the next ten years. How investors can adjust.

Aug 01, 2019 Central banks

Much ado about almost nothing?

As expected, the Fed cut rates by 25 basis points. Markets were disappointed. That says a lot - about the market.

Apr 16, 2019 Multi Asset

Why market timing doesn’t really matter

The best time to buy stocks is a permanent big issue for many investors. It shouldn’t be, an analysis by the DWS Research Institute shows.

Jul 10, 2019 Fixed Income

Bonds – falling interest rates may cause yields to crumble

Major central banks have given firm indications that they will once again loosen monetary policy this year. This is also weighing on bond yield expectations.

Jul 09, 2019 Sustainability

Nordic by nature – Oslo, the green model city

Oslo is one step ahead of the rest of Europe in sustainability matters.

Aug 23, 2019 Fixed Income

The sweet temptation of positive yields

Chart of the week

May 17, 2019 Equities

Sell in May? Or is it better to sit tight?

What lies behind the trading proverb "Sell in May and go away?" And is it really wise to clear out the accounts in May?

Jun 27, 2019 Multi Asset

Reduce risk, increase flexibility

We are less gloomy on the outlook than bond markets. In our view, equity markets have to correct before offering opportunities for entry.

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Apr 29, 2019 Private Equity

Have your private equity cake and eat it

Up until now, investors in private equity had to choose between the superior alpha of direct buy-outs or a secondary market that offered more liquidity and less risk.

Jan 31, 2019 Multi Asset

Multi-Asset Longview

A new DWS study examines the most important asset classes’ long-term return expectations. The "Multi-Asset Long View" offers long-term investors valuable insights for their portfolio composition.

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ESG

Jul 24, 2019 ESG

German Corporates & Sustainability

German corporates are faced with significant risks and opportunities when it comes to sustainability and specifically climate change.

Apr 26, 2019 ESG

The strategic benefits of microfinance funds

Creating returns while contributing to economic growth and the Sustainable Development Goals by reducing poverty and supporting female entrepreneurs, plus the potential to help improve resilience to physical climate impacts

Jan 28, 2019 ESG

Ambitions of the EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan

The Why, The What and The How

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Sep 20, 2019 Europe

Europe's banks depend on German interest rates

Chart of the week

Sep 19, 2019 Central banks

Central banks do what they can

The Fed has followed the ECB in cutting interest rates. How much the new monetary stimulus will help stabilize the world economy remains open.

Sep 18, 2019 Central banks

Low for longer, but not lower

Yields are likely to remain low but not fall further. We believe a severe economic downturn would be needed to push them lower still.

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Media Releases

Sep 19, 2019

DWS Supports Financial Industry Appeal for Climate Action

The Institutional Investor Group on Climate Change has issued an appeal to policy makers to increase efforts on climate action.

Sep 04, 2019

DWS further improves scores at annual PRI assessment

DWS has maintained the highest possible rating, A+, for Strategy & Governance in the annual Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) assessment.

Aug 14, 2019

DWS Completes ca £600m Vita Student Investment

DWS and Vita Group today announced the completion of a landmark agreement which sees DWS acquire a portfolio of “Vita Student” assets for around £600m, on behalf of its real estate funds.

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