Rating agencies at odds with UN body over ESG definition, EC sustainable framework decision key
A dependence on bond issuance for funding will increase a company’s risk profile, according to BNP Paribas
After a decade in the role Andrew King will be replaced by Peter Abbott
European bank credit has suffered sell-offs in recent months but with risks priced-in the asset class now looks attractive, analyst claims
Integrating ESG into the investment process is easier said than done and will vary from one team to another, according to industry experts.
During almost a decade of experimental monetary policy from central banks, inflation has been notable by its absence across most economies. With monetary policy beginning to diverge and unemployment falling, will it rear its head again or has it peaked?
To the surprise of many, rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) upgraded Portugal to investment-grade status on Monday. This pushed yields on the country’s government bonds down, and interest from international investors is already picking up.
BNP Paribas Investment Partners is targeting Germany, China and the US as the three key markets where it can accelerate sales growth significantly. The company is also changing its name.
The investment industry has had to cope with many irregular twists and turns in recent years, in the wake of economic crises and geopolitical upsets. BNP Paribas IP’s François Hullo’s job is to try to predict the shape of things to come…
The Fed’s tightening up of its fiscal policy should be seen as a sign of a pick-up in the US economy. By Thomas Langefeld and Béatrice Guinet, BNP Paribas Wealth Management