Dec 18, 2019

PetalsElizabeth Pfeuti finds certain investment factors could be boosted if ESG criteria were added to them – but that limiting stock selection by mixing ESG in with smart beta could heighten risks.

Dec 18, 2019

Digital_globeFunds Europe talks to Calastone’s chief revenue officer, Ed Lopez, about the coming of a digital dawn for money market funds.

Dec 17, 2019

European_parliamentEuropean Parliament negotiators have agreed in principle with the EU Council on a taxonomy that will provide investors with clarity on whether an economic activity is environmentally sustainable, in what has been called a “gamechanger” in the fight against climate change.

Dec 17, 2019

Data_managementMany institutional investors are seeking improved environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and data standardisation in order to drive more meaningful adoption, a report has found.

Dec 17, 2019

Planet_EarthAs the decade comes to an end, Mark Latham looks at the state of the global funds industry and asks some of the world’s largest fund houses about the trends they expect to dominate in the 2020s.

Dec 17, 2019

Japanese_cityArmin Choksey and Conal McMahon of PwC in Singapore say there is a large-scale and diverse demand for products in Asia-Pacific.

Dec 11, 2019

Pensioner-with-caneBrunel Pension Partnership has allocated $1 billion (€0.9 billion) to Canada-based asset manager Fiera Capital’s global equities strategy, highlighting its environmental, social and governance integration as a key reason.

Dec 05, 2019

ESG_imageAmundi has launched a disruptive trends private equity strategy targeting European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) using environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.

Dec 03, 2019

ESG, ETFState Street Global Advisors has launched an S&P 500 exchange-traded fund (ETF) that will exclude companies on environmental, social and governance (ESG) grounds.

Dec 02, 2019

ESGGovernment bonds make up much of the fixed income universe, but this is a problem for bondholders as environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors for countries are less developed than for corporates.