Banks invest in weapon makers


ING, ABN AMRO and Van Lanschot are still investing in bad weapon suppliers. The organizations behind the Fair Bank Guide state this in a new report. In total, this concerns almost 650 million euros in thirteen companies that supply weapons to countries that violate human rights.

Risks due to low interest rates and high debt


The low interest rates and high outstanding debts pose risks to the stability of financial markets. Due to the low interest rates, there are also few incentives to reduce debts, which can lead to problems if market sentiment becomes negative. This is what De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) writes in its half-yearly Overview of Financial Stability.

Wall Street opens with cautious approach


The stock markets in New York are expected to open on Tuesday with small results. Investors are cautiously starting the trading week after a long weekend and are particularly aware of the trading issues between the United States and China. President Donald Trump said during his visit to Japan that his country is not yet prepared to enter into a trade deal with the Chinese. According to him, the...

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