- Tracking ECB’s Communication: Perspectives and Implications for Financial Markets
Tracking ECB’s Communication: Perspectives and Implications for Financial Markets
Monday 22 February 2021
This article assesses the communication of the European Central Bank (ECB) using Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques. We show the evolution of discourse over time and capture the main themes of interest for the central bank that go beyond its traditional mandate of maintaining price stability, enlightening main concerns and themes of discussion among board members. We also built sentiment signals compatible with any form of language, both formal and informal, an important step as the ECB aims to enhance communication with non-expert audiences...
Investing in post-Covid-19 European private debt markets: focus on selection
Private debt markets have grown rapidly since the Great Financial Crisis (GFC), with global assets under management (AuM) tripling, from $275bn in 2009 to over $850bn in 2019. The European market accounts for about a third of these assets.
ESG Investing Awards 2021: 3 prizes for Amundi!
The ESG Investing Awards 2021 granted Amundi 3 awards related to its Responsible Investment.
Global Investment Views - March 2021
If the start of 2021 led markets to question the no inflation forever mantra, the debate has been hotting up in February, with the US 10Y inflation breakeven reaching its highest level since 2014, pricing in higher inflation expectations. We are also seeing pricing pressure on the food and energy side. Despite this rising trend, absolute inflation levels remain subdued.