Which European companies are most transparent about tax?

VBDO benchmark finds 34% lacked ‘proper ESG integration in tax matters’, writes Natasha Turner European companies are becoming ever-more responsible taxpayers, but a third still lack proper ESG integration on tax matters, this year’s Tax Transparency Benchmark has found. The benchmark, which has been published by the Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO) and PwC, this […]

Clarity AI launches SFDR-aligned sustainable investment methodology

A framework for classifying organisations, funds and indices as sustainable investments – by Laura Miller Clarity AI has launched a sustainable investment index and ETF methodology, which aligns with the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR). According to the sustainability technology platform, the methodology will help index and ETF providers build, define and market products falling […]

EU ‘on brink of recession’ – reactions to ECB rate hike

Eurozone interest rates could remain at restrictive levels for “quite some time” – by Lauren Hardy The European Central Bank’s decision to hike rates for the 10th consecutive time today (14 September) could tip the EU “further into recessionary territory”, according to some investment professionals, who warn the bloc’s financial squeeze could intensify in Q4 2023 […]

From acronym to alliance: Can BRICS challenge status quo?

Following the expansion of the BRICS group, Sarah Godfrey looks at which constituents offer the best opportunities Last month saw the 15th BRICS summit take place in Johannesburg. At the meeting, the five members of the group – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – announced that they were inviting six more countries – Argentina, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, […]

Trium launches multi-strategy alternatives fund

Trium Capital has launched a multi-strategy alternatives UCITS fund. The Trium Multi-Strategy UCITS Fund will allocate capital across 10 different alternative strategies, including capital structure arbitrage, equity long/short, systematic equity, event driven and global macro. The fund will be led by head of multi-strategy solutions Clark Fenton alongside the wider multi-strategy team. He said the […]

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