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Volvo inspires confidence

Volvo inspires confidence

Most of the world’s major exchanges rose in April, with Stockholm no exception. But while the US markets plough towards record highs, Sweden is 20 percent below last year’s peak....

Simon Blecher 6 May 2016
Return of new issues

Return of new issues

The credit market continued to be relatively strong in April, says Babak Houshmand, the manager of the Carnegie Corporate Bond fund. This was driven partly by the big declines in...

Erik Amcoff 6 May 2016
Oil makes a comeback

Oil makes a comeback

The global rise in risk asset prices continued in April. This month’s rally was driven by increasingly rapid credit expansion in China, mainly looking to the commodities market, and a...

Fredrik Colliander 6 May 2016
April – a month for banks

April – a month for banks

It was a relatively calm month for African stock markets. The generally somewhat higher commodity prices benefited exchange rates in several countries, and the Zambian kwacha, for example, strengthened, making...

Karin Fries 6 May 2016
China’s housing market takes off

China’s housing market takes off

Asian stock markets were weaker in April, after a small rally in March. The Carnegie Asia fund fell in value by 1.8 percent. China reported economic data, with GDP growth...

Gunnar Påhlson 6 May 2016
Strengthening of commodity-related currencies

Strengthening of commodity-related currencies

April was another month of stock market gains, with multiple factors bringing positive sentiment to emerging markets. This is according to Mona Stenmark, of the Carnegie Emerging Markets fund, in...

Mona Stenmark 6 May 2016
Winners in Latin America

Winners in Latin America

The interest in emerging market credit held up in April, and we noted continued positive performance for the Carnegie Emerging Markets Corporate Bond fund, which rose 0.9 percent. Latin America...

Mikael Engvall 6 May 2016
The value of being long-term

The value of being long-term

Carnegie Småbolagsfond fell 1.3 percent in an April dominated mostly by interim reports. Fund manager Viktor Henriksson sums up four of the company reports. Bufab Bufab once again delivered a...

Viktor Henriksson 5 May 2016
Hopes of Indian profit growth

Hopes of Indian profit growth

The Indian market was weakly positive in April. The Carnegie Indienfond fund rose in value by 0.2 percent in SEK. The Reserve Bank of India cut interest rates by 0.25...

Gunnar Påhlson 2 May 2016