Investors have been concerned about systemic risk related to Deutsche Bank (DB) for many years. On October 25, DB traded below $10 per share, and is now down 93% from its 2007 peak.
Today, at $9.77 per share, DB is close to testing its October low of $9.60 per share. Since the Income and Growth investable benchmark is down 7% for the year through October, with global equities and long-term Treasuries both negative, investors have little risk appetite to sustain a market shock.
ETF PM is currently overweight cash given elevated market risk. However, we are also ready to shift our active strategies to fully invested as needed.
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I’m not under political pressure to merge, Deutsche Bank’s CEO says
BERLIN (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank’s (DBKGn.DE) Chief Executive Christian Sewing said he was not experiencing pressure from the German government to merge with smaller rival Commerzbank (CBKG.DE), adding that he was comfortable with the progress the troubled lender was making on cost-pruning.
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