equities

Feb 25, 2021

carbon_neutral_investingSwedish pension fund Första AP-fonden (AP1) managed to cut its carbon footprint across its equity portfolio by 46% through the course of last year, it has reported.

Feb 25, 2021

emerging_marketsThe majority of emerging market countries are improving on ESG criteria – but analysts still face issues to do with data standardisation which makes it harder to get a clearer look-through. 

Feb 23, 2021

social_inclusionBNP Paribas Asset Management has restructured its Human Development fund and changed its investment strategy to focus on “inclusive growth”.

Feb 23, 2021

boardroom_diversityInvestment managers are to increase pressure on investee companies to improve ethnic diversity on their boards.

Feb 22, 2021

Refiniv Lipper January 2021 fund flowsEuropean investors bought into risk assets in January, despite a worsening situation with covid-19 at the time.

Feb 22, 2021

Janus Henderson dividends 2020Global dividend cuts in 2020 were less severe than feared, according to an equity income fund manager who also estimates dividends could grow by 5% this year.

Feb 18, 2021

new_normalDespite a boost in optimism following the approval of Covid-19 vaccines towards the end of 2020, six out of ten fund selectors believe that the ‘new normal’ is here to stay, a survey by Natixis Investment Managers has found.

Feb 18, 2021

neil_woodford_regulatorJersey’s financial regulator has revealed that Neil Woodford has not applied for authorisation for his new venture WCM Partners.

Feb 15, 2021

europe_etfs_gold_bitcoinBlackRock’s iShares, as usual, was the best-selling European ETF promoter in January with nearly half the overall €15.2 billion in net flows, Refinitiv data shows.

Feb 15, 2021

neil_woodfordNeil Woodford is to set up another investment firm over a year on since his flagship equity fund was shut down due to liquidity issues that left many investors out of pocket.

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