The EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) came into force in March. It has been said to pave the way for greater transparency in ESG – or environmental, social, and governance – investing, but frustrations remain.
Hampered by a lack of standardisation, the securities finance market is now undergoing a technological transformation that aims to reduce fragmentation, lower risks and increase revenues for many actors, finds Bob Currie.
For investors in logistics buildings, Covid-19 spurred expected growth by years. Surging demand for e-commerce means the number of warehouse sites is shrinking, providing a solid foundation for the sector’s future, writes Alex Rolandi.