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India fund’s five favourites

India fund’s five favourites

The Indian market was weak in December, but Carnegie Indienfond fared well and closed the month unchanged from November. For full-year 2015, the fund rose in value by 5.0 percent,...

Gunnar Påhlson 8 January 2016
Opportunities despite weak market climate

Opportunities despite weak market climate

Emerging stock markets overall ended 2015 on a dull note with declines in the majority of countries, and December was no exception, say Mona Stenmark and Jan-Olov Olsson at Carnegie...

Erik Amcoff 2 January 2016
An unexpectadly weak month
Carnegie Strategifond

An unexpectadly weak month

The US Federal Reserve came into play and raised its policy rate for the first time since the financial crisis. The markets were well prepared, so the dollar fell and...

John Strömgren 2 January 2016
Swedish air freight comes aboard

Swedish air freight comes aboard

Have years of expansionary monetary policy finally come to an end after the US Federal Reserve chose to cautiously raise its policy rate in December? Niklas Edman and Babak Houshmand,...

Erik Amcoff 2 January 2016
Tougher demands on Norilsk?

Tougher demands on Norilsk?

Oil prices fell unexpectedly sharply in December. The OPEC statement early in the month led to a sell-off of oil. The previously strong Russian stock market was dragged down by...

Fredrik Colliander 2 January 2016
Expect increased risk in South Africa

Expect increased risk in South Africa

December was a dismal month on most African stock and currency markets. The South African market fell a modest 1.5 percent but the currency weakened almost 10 percent, leaving a...

Karin Fries 2 January 2016
H&M and Ericsson are attractive

H&M and Ericsson are attractive

The Stockholm stock exchange fell back in December, closing 2015 as weak and unsettled as most recent months have felt, writes fund manager Simon Blecher. In fact, the market has...

Simon Blecher 2 January 2016
Small caps buck the trend

Small caps buck the trend

December saw generally falling share prices. Stockholm lost 4.1 percent and the small cap index 1.1 percent. But Carnegie Småbolagsfond rose 2.0 percent, giving a rise of 34.2 percent for...

Viktor Henriksson 2 January 2016
Interest rates, commodities and currencies…

Interest rates, commodities and currencies…

Asian markets were weak in December. Carnegie Asia fell 1.4 percent, expressed in Swedish kronor. Global markets were generally weak during the month, and there was not much company-specific information...

Gunnar Påhlson 2 January 2016
An unexpectedly weak month
Carnegie Strategy Fund

An unexpectedly weak month

The US Federal Reserve came into play and raised its policy rate for the first time since the financial crisis. The markets were well prepared, so the dollar fell and...

John Strömgren 2 January 2016