2016: New tax measures in Belgium

2016: New tax measures in Belgium

New tax measures were introduced into Belgian law on 26 December 2015 in a move to strengthen job creation and purchasing power. They apply from 1 January 2016. Two of these new measures directly relate to the Tax Shift.  Increase in the standard withholding tax rate on investment ...

Ideas discussed at the recent “Motivation” workshop in the La Pépinière series for 15-19 year olds

Ideas discussed at the recent “Motivation” workshop in the La Pépinière series for 15-19 year olds

The fourth workshop in the La Pépinière cycle for 15-19 year olds was dedicated to the theme of motivation, addressing questions such as  "What motivates me?" and "How can I give my best?" What is motivation? "Motivation is the space between where ...

The global economy’s moderate growth is becoming increasingly fragile

The global economy’s moderate growth is becoming increasingly fragile

The global economy’s moderate growth is becoming increasingly fragile, largely due to the weakness of investments in the energy sector and slower growth in the Chinese economy. This is the view of Guy Wagner, Chief Investment Officer at Banque de Luxembourg, and his team, published in their monthly ...

In the eyes of the Next Gen

In the eyes of the Next Gen

" In the eyes of the Next Gen " discusses the apprehensions most frequently encountered by the Next Gen* , especially their plans when it comes to taking over the reins of the family business. The book has been co-written by Valérie Denis and Manuela Hollanders and published on ...

“Nowhere”: a film in which refugees tell their story

“Nowhere”: a film in which refugees tell their story

In the film "Nowhere", produced in November 2015 by Banque de Luxembourg in conjunction with the Philharmonie, the directors Vito Labalestra (Banque de Luxembourg) and James Chan-A-Sue (Philharmonie) hear the stories of refugees and aid workers at various reception centres, giving viewers ...

Deflation: short series (2)

Deflation: short series (2)

In the first blog post of this series, we familiarised ourselves with deflation as the result of gains in efficiency and a supply-demand shock. We saw that inflation has very seldom occurred in western industrial economies in the recent past, thanks to shifts in consumer spending behaviour and central ...

Are you a holder of bearer securities issued by BL SICAV?

Are you a holder of bearer securities issued by BL SICAV?

Bearer shares and units issued by a Luxembourg issuer must be immobilised by 18 February 2016. As of 18 February 2016 , any bearer shares or units that have not been deposited and immobilised shall automatically be cancelled. Sums corresponding to the cancelled shares ...

Equity market prospects in 2016. Guy Wagner’s interview in Libre Belgique

Equity market prospects in 2016. Guy Wagner’s interview in Libre Belgique

In an analysis published by Isabelle de Laminne in Libre Belgique, Guy Wagner talks about the prospects for equity markets in 2016. How is 2016 shaping up? Low interest rates are set to continue in Europe. Equity markets are still the most promising in terms of expected returns but it will be vital ...

Let’s make 2016 a year of generosity, sharing and solidarity

Let’s make 2016 a year of generosity, sharing and solidarity

As the festive season approaches, Banque de Luxembourg wishes you and your loved ones all the best for the New Year. In 2016, more than ever, we will need the support of our fellow human beings. With our clients and employees, we will continue to promote the development of philanthropy in the countries ...

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