Sharp decline of women in the workforce could have long-term consequences
Shift to multi-stakeholder model to spur sustainable bonds
As social bond issuance hits historic record of $33bn in Q2, up threefold
Coronabond market heats up
As NIB issues €1bn covid-19 response bond
Moody’s to buy stake in China-focused ESG firm
It was the first Chinese service provider to sign the UN Principles for Responsible Investment
Lack of commissions to extend 2017’s ETP rebound in Europe
Flows into European equity exchange traded products (ETP) rebounded in 2017, after an annus horribilis in 2016, and the trend is set to continue thanks to MiFID II’s transparency requirements in 2018, according to reports.
China’s credit downgrade could ‘reawaken risk’
While Moody’s Investor Service’s decision to downgrade China for the first time since 1989 didn’t move markets massively, some investors fear that it could dredge up negative sentiment.
Moody’s revises global AM industry outlook to negative
Moody’s has revised its outlook of the global asset management industry to negative from stable for reasons linked to regulations and the performance of active funds.
Global high-yield defaults to rise further in 2016
The global high-yield default rate will rise to reach 5% in November this year, according to Moody’s Investors Service forecasts.
Eurozone economic sentiment on the up
Business and consumer sentiment in the Eurozone is improving and is at its highest in four months according to Moodys Analytics.
rotation supports fund sector outlook
Ratings agency Moodys has unveiled a stable outlook for the global asset management industry in 2014