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ESG becoming mainstream, challenges still exist: survey


The movement towards sustainable investment strategies is increasing among asset managers and becoming standard, but there are still challenges, a recent survey by Aviva Investors’ ...

Alternative data and the sophisticated investor advantage


Satellite imagery from U.S. retailers’ parking lots can provide an edge to sophisticated investors, but this more expensive alternative data can leave individual investors outside ...

More than half of institutional investors think equities peaking


More than half (61 per cent) of institutional investors think equities are peaking as 2019 gets rolling, according to research from Preqin. This number has been ...

Alternative risk premia: taking a hierarchical risk allocation approach


Alternative risk premia strategies are generally assumed to diversify equity and bond market risk, but this isn’t always the case, according to a paper out ...

The importance of VC skill in the screening process


Venture capitalists provide value for investors seeking to make allocations to early-stage or emerging firms, according to research from Rustam Abuzov, a PhD candidate at ...

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