New research from Willis Towers Watson outlines importance of balancing ESG-related risks and opportunities when investing in China Submitted 20/04/2021 - 2:31pm Willis Towers Watson, a specialist global advisory, broking and solutions company, has released two research papers that outline how institutional investors can allocate capital to China, while managing environment, social and…
MSCI calls on capital to lead the net-zero revolution
20/04/2021 - 2:47pm
Addressing climate change will require the largest reconstruction of the global economy since the Industrial Revolution, according to a report published today by MSCI Inc, a specialist provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community…
Market participants identify key operational areas for improvement post-pandemic in new DTCC white paper
21/04/2021 - 3:06pm
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, has published a white paper examining how capital markets operations responded during the…
Leading investors representing US11tn call on banks to set enhnaced net zero targets
19/04/2021 - 12:02am
A group of global investors has developed investor expectations for the banking sector through the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), calling on banking firms to set enhanced net zero targets for 2050 or sooner with interim…
Five reasons to choose indexing for sustainable portfolios Submitted 13/04/2021 - 9:49am For professional clients only Capital at risk. This information should not be relied upon as investment advice, or a recommendation regarding any products, strategies. The environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) considerations discussed herein may affect an investment team’s decision to invest in…
UK national debt jumped by a quarter in 2020 to fight the pandemic
19/04/2021 - 8:53am
The world’s governments took on eight years’ worth of borrowing in 2020 to fight the global pandemic, increasing their debts by over a sixth (17.4 per cent) according to the first edition of Janus Henderson’s Sovereign Debt Index.
As eight in ten countries in the…
Scientific Beta launches series of pure climate indices
13/04/2021 - 4:04pm
Scientific Beta has launched a unique series of Climate Impact Consistent Indices (CICI) that make investment decisions and engagement practices consistent in order to maximise their impact.
The CICI offering is the only pure climate index offering on the market. Unlike…
Nasdaq Dubai welcomes listing of USD500m Sukuk by Dubai Islamic Bank
21/04/2021 - 3:25pm
Nasdaq Dubai has welcomed the listing of a USD500 million perpetual Additional Tier 1 Sukuk, issued by the Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), the largest Islamic Bank in the UAE.
The Sukuk achieved the lowest ever yield of 3.375 per cent by a GCC bank on an Additional…