Persistently high inflation and the restrictive course of the central banks continued to dominate the first half of the year. In this series, Funds exclusive, our fund managers look back on the performance of selected funds and explain their view with regard to the second half of the year.

Fund & Performance

ERSTE BOND CORPORATE BB mainly acquires corporate bonds of international issuers with the rating ""BB"". Bonds with a BBB or B rating may also be purchased. Any foreign currency risks are mostly hedged. The fund's task is to generate current income in euros. Ecological and social factors as well as corporate management factors are integrated into the investment process.

Commentary by fund manager Bernd Stampfl