Real estate, farmland, timberland, and infrastructure investments can all be made with ESG concerns / impact / sustainability in mind. Within this list, Nuveen provides a couple of papers that describe real estate megatrends as well as specific real asset investment opportunities arising from mass urbanization. Fidante opines on the operational side of ESG integration for real asset…
The parallel payment system that Greece's government proposed in 2015 would have bolstered the eurozone. By contrast, the Italian government's planned "mini-Treasury bills" would lead to the single currency's demise.
Defenders of central-bank independence argue that quantitative easing should have been avoided last time and is best avoided in the future, because it opens the door to political interference with the conduct of monetary policy. But political interference is even likelier if central banks shun QE in the next recession.
DiNapoli seeks to increase the state Common Retirement Fund’s sustainable investments to $20 billion. The post New York Comptroller Aims to Double Pension Plan’s ESG Funding appeared first on Chief Investment Officer.
Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.64 billion) in weedkiller research.
In an environment of persistently low interest rates and below-potential output, economic policymakers must rethink the prevailing approach to public debt. For the eurozone, this means creating a common budget, or at least overhauling the fiscal rules that have tied member-state governments' hands for no good reason.
The yuan is likely to drop below the level of seven yuan to a US dollar within three months, and the stock markets in mainland China and Hong Kong are gradually pricing in this scenario, Chinese state-owned lender Bank of Communications International said on Wednesday.Hong Hao, the bank’s head of research, said: “The three-month tenure estimate is basically based on the positions we can see built…