Building back better is a term frequently used to underpin efforts to boost the global economic recovery and return society back to normal once the pandemic finally shows signs of being under control. Western governments are spearheading this effort, with their multi-trillion-dollar fiscal stimulus commitments, largely geared towards ‘green’ infrastructure initiatives. These efforts by the […]
If money makes the world go around, undoubtedly, it is market volatility that provides the necessary momentum. Global markets have always required volatility to create investment opportunity, but too much or too little can have a big impact on stability and returns. In 2021 and beyond, the world faces many uncertainties with multiple factors coming […]
The discussion about climate change has multiplied over the past year, along with greater acceptance that urgent action is needed. The much-needed transition to sustainable forms of energy is gaining traction, however there are other areas that are not attracting as much attention, such as ecosystem restoration. The planet’s ecosystems are fundamental to maintaining life […]
The success enjoyed by the winning funds and groups in the 2021 Europe Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards must be viewed against an extraordinary backdrop as the Covid-19 pandemic created vast disruption to the global economy and polarised the fortunes of different industries and businesses. This disparity was reflected in the asset management sector itself, with […]
The success enjoyed by the winning funds and groups in the 2021 France Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards must be viewed against an extraordinary backdrop as the Covid-19 pandemic created vast disruption to the global economy and polarised the fortunes of different industries and businesses. This disparity was reflected in the asset management sector itself, with […]
When asked to define what makes a portfolio ESG, most investors would give a different answer. If views on ESG are so unique then ESG managers should look across different asset classes to build fully sustainable portfolios. With a team of 10 ESG analysts, Mirova choose not only to screen out companies with a negative […]
The US economy has had some headwinds year to date resulting in a slowdown in capital expenditure. Yet despite these concerns employment figures and industrial production continues to improve.
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Who is the real Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO)? The man of the people who promises to abolish the “manifest failure and corruption of neoliberal policies”, or the fiscally-responsible statesman who promises a New Deal for Mexico? The answer to this riddle may give some pointers as to the course AMLO will steer over the six years of his presidency.
Commodity prices could be pressured for several more years.