European fiscal stimulus? Don't get your hopes up!

While German fiscal policy is fairly expansionary by its own standards, requests for more fiscal stimulus are mounting. Without a serious recession in sight we don't expect much more.

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With "victories" like this…

Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a rare half-victory in the House of Commons. This has prompted us to revise our DWS Brexit scenario probabilities.

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A new Brexit deal? That was the easy bit!

Even if the Commons were to endorse Boris Johnson's new deal on Saturday, further stumbling blocks remain.

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Bonds – the search for lost interest

If you want to invest in bonds these days and don’t want to miss out on earning interest, you need to allocate globally.

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Nov 08, 2019 Equities

Quarterly earnings aren't what's driving stocks

Chart of the week

Nov 07, 2019 Macro

European fiscal stimulus? Don't get your hopes up!

While German fiscal policy is fairly expansionary by its own standards, requests for more fiscal stimulus are mounting. Without a serious recession in sight we don't expect much more.

Nov 06, 2019 Equities

Americas CIO View

Macro and earnings no worse than feared, but is this rally justified?

Nov 04, 2019 Macro

Investment Traffic Lights

October was all about talk of deals and crucial deadlines. What happened? The deals got nowhere and the deadlines were missed. How did markets react? Equities went up still more and bonds hung around. It is remarkable how untroubled markets can be when central banks keep serving them monetary cocktails.

Nov 04, 2019

Bonds – the search for lost interest

If you want to invest in bonds these days and don’t want to miss out on earning interest, you need to allocate globally.

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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.

Oct 08, 2019 Monetary policy

Lessons from the U.S. repo-market turmoil

The abrupt repo-rate increase shouldn't have come as a surprise to the Fed. While short-term factors played a role, long-term bugs need to be addressed.

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.

May 28, 2019 Fixed Income

Asian bonds – returns that are out of this world

In many industrialised countries, returns on bonds have fallen to a level that barely covers inflation. If you are looking for higher returns, Asia could be the answer.

Jun 18, 2019 Equities

Small stocks, big opportunities

Small caps are often relegated to the margins. Unjustly. For they can often more than hold their own with larger caps.

Aug 05, 2019 Multi Asset

Together we are strong

What is the most important thing to consider when investing?

Oct 14, 2019 Equities

Could the stock market start to slide? How the oil price affects equity markets

The attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities in mid-September catapulted the oil price upwards for a time. Equity investors were also alarmed. Were they right?

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 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.

Jun 04, 2019 Equities

US–China trade war: what investors need to know

There’s no end in sight in the US-China trade war. Uncertainty about the dispute’s outcome is depressing markets.

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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.

Oct 18, 2018 Equities

Don’t be fooled by low volatility

Just because realised volatility is low in many developed equity markets doesn’t mean things are calm below the surface. Extreme moves at the edges of the distribution of returns compared with the middle reached a record high this year.

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ESG

Oct 29, 2019 ESG

Why emerging markets are defined by ESG

ESG forces are moving deeper into emerging markets from the network of central banks sharing best practice, stock exchanges mandating ESG disclosure requirements, regulators acting in the area of fiduciary duty and the launch of new EM-focused investment products.

Oct 09, 2019 ESG

Responsible investing - The world tour

How the U.S. is playing a leading role, why ESG is particularly relevant for Emerging Markets, and Europe’s ambitions to be a global rule setter

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.

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CIO View

Nov 08, 2019 Equities

Quarterly earnings aren't what's driving stocks

Chart of the week

Nov 07, 2019 Macro

European fiscal stimulus? Don't get your hopes up!

While German fiscal policy is fairly expansionary by its own standards, requests for more fiscal stimulus are mounting. Without a serious recession in sight we don't expect much more.

Nov 06, 2019 Equities

Americas CIO View

Macro and earnings no worse than feared, but is this rally justified?

Nov 04, 2019 Macro

Investment Traffic Lights

October was all about talk of deals and crucial deadlines. What happened? The deals got nowhere and the deadlines were missed. How did markets react? Equities went up still more and bonds hung around. It is remarkable how untroubled markets can be when central banks keep serving them monetary cocktails.

Read more

Media Releases

Nov 04, 2019

Xtrackers breaks through EUR 100 billion in assets

DWS Xtrackers exchange-traded products (ETPs) have broken through the EUR 100 billion mark in assets under management (AUM), as investors continue to be attracted to the Europe and Asia-listed UCITS exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and exchange-traded commodities (ETCs), and to the US-listed 40-Act ETFs.

Oct 30, 2019

DWS Q3: Third Consecutive Quarter of Net New Assets Marks Flow Turnaround – Cost-Income Ratio Well on Track for Full-Year Target

Adjusted profit before tax at EUR 170m in Q3 2019 (Q2: EUR 185m); EUR 508m after 9M 2019, up 9 percent y-o-y

Oct 16, 2019

DWS European Direct Lending Fund achieves first closing

DWS today announced the first close of its new closed-ended European Direct Lending fund.

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