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Management company comment about ABLV open-end mutual funds in March

Riga, Latvia, April 6, 2016, 16:38 / Investments

In March, global financial markets demonstrated positive mood which emerged in the second half of the previous month. Support provided to the markets by the ECB and FRS eventually affected investors. On 10 March, during its meeting, the ECB lowered the refinancing rate from 0.05% to 0.00%, the deposit rate from -0.3% to -0.4%, the credit interest rate from 0.3% to 0.25%, as well as announced the expansion of the quantitative easing programme from EUR 60 to 80 billion per month including corporate bonds and new series of targeted long-term repo operations (TLTRO) for a term of 4 years.

About changes concerning ABLV mutual funds

Riga, Latvia, March 23, 2016, 11:40 / Banking

We would like to inform that amendments to several documents of ABLV mutual funds become effective on 23 March 2016.

Management company comment about ABLV open-end mutual funds in February

Riga, Latvia, March 4, 2016, 16:06 / Investments

February turned out to be as stressful for global financial markets as January. It seemed that the massive “January counterattacks” of the leading central banks, namely, their promises to apply additional means for priming of economy, if necessary, suspended panic sales on risk asset markets, which were due to the “inadequate situation” in Chinese capital market.

ABLV Bank closed 2015 with profit EUR 69.0 million

Riga, Latvia, February 29, 2016, 13:14 / Banking

During 2015, planned development of the bank and other companies of ABLV Group continued as a result of consistent implementation of the group’s strategy. Our choice of the business model, careful risk management, and maintained cautious credit policy allowed us to achieve all the key results planned. According to the business model, our focus remains on providing services to private and corporate clients. ABLV Bank, AS is the largest bank in Latvia by the local capital and second largest by the assets.

ABLV Bank has successfully accomplished regular bond issues

Riga, Latvia, February 22, 2016, 09:00 / Investments

Under the bond issue programme, ABLV Bank, AS has performed two new coupon bond issues, their total size amounting to USD 75 million and EUR 20 million at face value. During initial placement, the bonds were acquired by more than 190 investors.

Management company comment about ABLV open-end mutual funds in January

Riga, Latvia, February 5, 2016, 17:20 / Investments

In the financial markets January appeared to be depressing. For the global stock market the beginning of the year was among the worst ones in recent decades. Sharp drop of prices in the markets once again started with the collapse at the Chinese stock exchange.

Management company comment about ABLV open-end mutual funds in December

Riga, Latvia, January 7, 2016, 17:06 / Investments

The last month of the year 2015 was a big disappointment to almost all asset investors. Contrary to the traditional Santa Claus rally, financial markets demonstrated a strongly negative return.

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