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In an ever-changing Brexit situation, what should investors consider?

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Political risk is here to stay and must be incorporated into investment analysis, said Johanna Kyrklund, global head of multi-asset investments at Schroders, in a ...

Developing ESG, infrastructure considerations for investors in Asia

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The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has been busy, launching a US$500 million credit portfolio comprised of infrastructure-related corporate bonds, quasi-sovereign bonds and green bonds. The Beijing-based ...

With uncertainty surrounding Brexit, is a second referendum the “least bad” solution?

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Brexit is “what seems to be the most chaotic set of political developments in any western country for quite some time,” said Iain Begg, professor ...

ESG move to mainstream boosts demand for data: report

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While there aren’t consistent definitions around the inclusion of environmental, social and governance issues in investing, factoring them into the investment process is now mainstream, which is increasing the ...

Populism here to stay, economy already feeling the consequences

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Rewind to 2017. It was a very unusual year, with global growth receiving a boost from a combination of ultra-supportive financial conditions, a temporary boom ...

City of York pension plan joins OMERS

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The Corporation of the City of York Employee Pension Plan officially transferred the management of its assets and liabilities to the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement ...

Slow progress increasing women on corporate boards, MSCI report

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Progress increasing women on corporate boards in 2018 has been slow, with women holding 17.9 per cent of all directorships at MSCI ACWI index companies ...

Taking the North American economy’s temperature

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For those worried the cycle is about the turn, it’s important to consider that there is no established length for a market cycle, said Avery ...

The ESG of technology

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With technology disrupting various industries, the opportunities are clear. But how can companies ensure they’re adopting new technology responsibly, while minimizing risks? A  paper published by ...

Group of financial players seek to start new securities exchange

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A group of retail broker-dealers, banks, financial services firms, and global market makers is gearing up to submit its application with the U.S. Securities and Exchange ...

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