Perspectives for Q1 2019
Every quarter, our specialists interpret trends in the global economy and financial markets. Read their views on the first quarter of 2019.
10 years of EME Foundation
The EME Foundation (Ecouter pour Mieux s’Entendre – Listening to understand each other better) is celebrating its 10th birthday this year. Ten years devoted to bringing music to people who don’t usually have the opportunity to hear it and, in so doing, contribute to creating a fairer society. Pictures of ...
Family Business Junior Day, the forum for the children of entrepreneurs in Germany
Spending your childhood on the shop floor, seeing your parents spend every Sunday at the office, having the business in your blood, etc. Such is the reality for many children in families running their own business. And when these same children grow up, their parents generally say something like: “You must do what ...
Second homes in the sun – a perfect solution for gifting assets
Your children and grandchildren are very attached to the family holiday home in the South of France or the apartment in Marbella. So what steps should you take to ensure that they can continue to enjoy it without it costing them anything in inheritance tax? Bernard Goffaux, Head of Tax at Banque de Luxembourg, ...
Join us in celebrating the 10th anniversary of the EME Foundation on 8 and 9 February 2019
Banque de Luxembourg has been a partner and founder member of the EME Foundation (Ecouter pour Mieux s’Entendre – Listen, so as to understand each other better) from the outset. The Foundation will be celebrating its 10th birthday on 8 and 9 February. Join us for a charity concert and Family Day.
Volatility returns to equity markets
Market volatility has increased in recent weeks but is unlikely to affect our view of the financial markets and economic environment. In fact, the current climate forces us to maintain a cautious positioning in managed portfolios, resulting in an underweight position on equities.
Global economic growth slows down
Although the growth dynamic is more robust in the United States than in other regions, activity is weak in the critical automobile and real estate sectors. In Germany, GDP fell quarter-on-quarter between July and September.