Peter Svoboda, senior fund manager at Erste, is set to speak at InvestmentEurope's upcoming Pension Fund Forum, taking place in Zurich on 21 November.
At a conference focused on absolute return in Vienna, investors expressed fears that regulators may be ‘overshooting’ and discuss ways out of the low-interest-rate environment.
People who expected European banks to offload asset management arms to meet mandated 9% tier one capital ratios by mid-2012 may be disappointed, as Credit Suisse analysts barely named such an action as likely among nine banks they highlighted in a report...
Eastern Europe has managed to improve its economic fundamentals since the economic slump in 2008. Yet investors remain skittish and fear that the crisis in the eurozone might spill over to Emerging Europe.
Europe-wide banking regulator the European Banking Authority will publish results of stress tests for 91 banks across the region later today, once markets have closed.
Foreign direct investments have rebounded in central and eastern Europe, picking up by about 9% year on year, according to a report from Erste Bank.