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The end of gold?

John Plassard resumes his daily Morning Coffee as from Monday 17 August... Could we possibly be living the end of gold ? Stay tuned !

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Google's ESG Alphabet

Today, Catherine Reichlin addresses sustainable bonds and, more specifically, the gigantic bond issued by Google earlier this month. To do good or to look good, what is Google's main motivation? This Bond Moment invites us to look at sustainable and social finance with an open yet critical eye.

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A giant is born

In her Bond Moment, Catherine Reichlin breaks down the birth of a historical new giant in the European fixed income market : the EU. This event will change the landscape in the fixed income market in Europe, but how and why exactly? Let our expert tell you more!

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Rocking boats

In her weekly Bond Moment, Catherine Reichlin talks about the worrying creativity of bond markets, and junior bonds with collateral in particular. Indeed, they raise various questions - such as "who could buy back the cruise ships?" in the Carnival example - and are beating out traditional senior debt holders. We are definitely in a strange and creative world.

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Social is the new green

In her Bond Moment, Catherine Reichlin addresses current booming bonds : social bonds. The field of possibilities is as wide as for green bonds ! Learn more about this trendy subject in Catherine Reichlin's new video.

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Any plans for the summer? - German subtitles

More than just a pleasant and resourcing moment, time off has a real impact on the economy. Listen to John Plassard's Morning Coffee to know more about the subject. He will be back on August 17 for the next episode.

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African perspectives - German subtitles

According to studies, in 2100, five of the ten most populous countries in the world will be located on the African continent. Is it not the moment to reconsider Africa in terms of investment? This is the subject John Plassard talks about with his Morning Coffee.

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Welcome to Paradox

In her Bond Moment, Catherine Reichlin today addresses a paradoxical situation in bond markets... Indeed, while credit fundamentals of companies are deteriorating, investment grade bonds continue to rally further and further. How come?

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Artificial Intelligence - German subtitles

Today John Plassard focuses on Artificial Intelligence, which is already all around us, and explores how it affects many industries and will continue so for many years to come. Listen to his analysis in his Morning Coffee.

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Mad in China - German subtitles

After stumbling to a 52-weeks low on March 23rd, the CSI 300 has surged more than 35%! Where and when will this fury stock market stop? John Plassard has some good insights to share with you in his Morning Coffee.

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Brexit update - German subtitles

The coronavirus does not erase past decisions and does not put off the impending deadlines of 2020. John Plassard comes back on the Brexit in his Morning Coffee.

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The power of green energy - German subtitles

Does the future belong to renewable energies? Above the ethical aspects, is green energy interesting from an investment point of view? John Plassard details this his thoughts in today's Morning Coffee.

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Digit free - German subtitles

The scandal of Wirecard is not altering the future of digital payment in a world where purchasing behavior evolves constantly. Who's top of the class in digit-free payment ? John Plassard tells you more in his Morning Coffee.

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And now be creative

Facing the consequences of the pandemic, countries will need to be creative to attract money. How exactly ? Catherine Reichlin speaks about creativity in her Bond Moment.

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Slice of life - German subtitles

Life expectancy is set to rise in many industrial countries over the coming years. Some of them are in advance in the run for long and healthy life. Would you be willing to move to another country to boost your life expectancy? John Plassard is giving you some keys to ageing well in his Morning Coffee.

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Joe Biden & US market effects - German subtitles

What if Joe Biden were to become the next US president? How would that effect the US market? This question is addressed by John Plassard in his Morning Coffee.

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Masquerade ball - German subtitles

Wearing a mask is first and foremost a health issue, but is it now also an economic matter ? This is the tricky question John Plassard addresses today in his Morning Coffee.

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Fed's shopping spree - German subtitles

The Fed currently plays a crucial supporting part in the US market by buying bonds. But is it truly its role and how long will it last? John Plassard made these questions the subject of his Morning Coffee.

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Coffee break - German subtitles

Despite the popularity of this drink, the reality behind its trade is not always rosy. The coffee market is experiencing high volatility while Brazilian producers worry about their future. This is the subject addressed by John Plassard in his Morning Coffee.

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Emerging divergences

In her weekly Bond Moment, Catherine Reichlin today develops the recent divergent performances of Investment Grade and High Yield across various emerging markets. Discover her analysis here.