With our studies and surveys we highlight current or fundamental issues of the capital markets. Our studies and surveys – published partly in co-operation with other parties – appear at irregular intervals.

Our surveys are mostly published in German language and can either be downloaded or ordered as printed versions.

In 2013 there has been 600.000 people less investing in shares or equity funds compared to 2012 - a set back for the equity culture in Germany. This is a key result of the most recent issue of the shareholding statistics of Deutsches Aktieninstitut. Only 8.9 million Germans 13.8 percent of the population) put private savings into shares or equity funds. The sharp is explained exclusively by the drop in the number of holders of equity funds, while the number of shareholders remained constant.