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EUFN Is Trending Downwards on Global Growth Worries
The iShares MSCI Europe Financial Sector ETF (EUFN) seeks to track the performance of an index composed of developed market European (FEZ) equities in the financials sector.
Why Are Deutsche Bank Investors So Concerned About AT1 Coupons?
Shares of Deutsche Bank (DB) have fallen nearly 10% in the last three trading sessions. Efforts to reassure investors about its ability to pay coupons on its AT1 bonds were in vain.
How Have Equities Performed since the Brexit Vote?
Investors lost confidence due to the uncertainty surrounding the vote, which led to the expectation of the other member nations’ following in the United Kingdom’s footsteps.
DXJF Is in a Bearish Trend
On December 11, 2015, DXJF closed at $25.57. This was below its 100-day, 50-day, and 20-day moving averages of $27.71, $27.39, and $27.47, respectively.
Is the European Central Bank Preparing for Policy Normalization?
At its April policy meeting yesterday, the European Central Bank left policy measures unchanged.
Will the European Central Bank Follow the Fed?
On its own stage across the Atlantic from the US Fed, the ECB (European Central Bank) has had its own quantitative easing program.
Will Deutsche Bank’s Overhaul Plan Work?
Investors who are concerned about Deutsche Bank’s bankruptcy are looking at CEO John Cryan’s plan to restructure the company’s operations.
Deutsche Bank: Analyzing Its Capital Levels
Deutsche Bank is proving to be the most dangerous bank to the global economy. It failed the Fed’s 2016 stress tests in June 2016.
Can Trump Save Deutsche Bank from Bankruptcy?
Deutsche Bank could be the biggest beneficiary under Trump, having been on the brink of bankruptcy until its stock spiked nearly 20% after the election.
Do Distressed Valuations Offer a Good Chance to Buy Deutsche Bank?
Deutsche Bank’s (DB) shares are currently trading at distressed valuations. The bank’s shares are trading at the steepest discount to its book value, worse than the 2008 financial crisis.
Deutsche Bank’s Capital Levels Struggle to Meet Regulatory Requirements
Deutsche Bank’s stock is down nearly 40% in 2016 so far. Capital reserves are important to restore the confidence of regulators and investors.
Will Deutsche Bank’s Cost-Cutting Measures Reap Benefits?
Deutsche Bank’s (DB) cost-cutting measures had some positive impact on the company in 3Q16, but it still has a long way to go. During the quarter, operating expenses fell 50% to 6.5 billion euros.
Why Deutsche Bank Scrapped Its Dividends in 2016
Germany-based Deutsche Bank (DB) cut its dividend payments for 2015 and 2016 as part of its plans to strengthen the bank’s capital.
Fitch Ratings Reviews Deutsche Bank for a Downgrade
In a worrying move for investors, Fitch Ratings put Deutsche Bank (DB) under review for a possible downgrade. The commercial credit rating agency cited challenges resulting from a sluggish business environment as the rationale for this move.
Why Some Popular Positions Become Risky
According to Factset data, around 93% of companies in the utilities (JXI) sector and 80% in the telecom (IXP) sector reported revenues below estimates in the second quarter of 2016.
Why Did Moody’s Downgrade Deutsche Bank?
In a worrying move for investors, Moody’s Investor Service (MCO) cut Deutsche Bank’s debt and deposit ratings.
How Did Deutsche Bank’s Revenue Turn Out in 1Q16?
Deutsche Bank’s operating expenses declined significantly in 1Q16 as the bank continued to cut litigation expenses. Non-interest expenses were 2.4 billion euros, 34% lower year-over-year.
Why Investors Are Nervous About Deutsche Bank’s Solvency
German-based Deutsche Bank’s (DB) shares have been on a roller coaster ride. Shares have fallen nearly 30% in 2016 so far, and news of a share buyback has failed to soothe investors.
Understanding Deutsche Bank’s Segments
Deutsche Bank operates under five segments. Corporate Banking & Securities contributes 50% to Deutsche Bank’s revenues.
Analyzing US and European Banks’ Leverage Ratios
On average, European banks have higher leverage than US banks. An excess buildup of leverage increases a bank’s exposure to the risk of bankruptcy.
FEZ Hit by Global Woes: Closed below Moving Averages October 16
On October 16, FEZ shares closed at $36.30, below its 100-day, 50-day, and 20-day moving averages. In 3Q15, it gained 4.0% but lost 7.2% due to global woes.