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Chief economist update: The fear of Brexit
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 29 AUG 2019
... so forth, an event horizon if you will - most, if not all, of these scares thought of when Britain leaves the European Union could turn out just that, scares. Just like the Y2K bug, all involved are or have already made contingency plans for this event ...
Chief economist update: The UK is not OK
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 12 AUG 2019
... indications of slowing and even fears of a recession in the US - which accounts for 19% of total exports - and the European Union - which purchases 45.6% of the UK's total shipments. This could only worsen given latest speculations that Germany - ...
Impact investing under threat
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUL 2019
Advocates of impact investing are in fear for the future of the movement, issuing warnings about the dangers of impact-washing. A recent analysis of green themed funds around the globe found 85% make unsubstantiated and misleading impact-related claims ...
Responsible investments outperform mainstream
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2019
... growth in responsible investment in Australia is in-line with international trends. "Globally, RI momentum has seen European Union (EU) regulators steer capital markets towards sustainable investment approaches in order to protect the financial system ...
ASIC product intervention to commence
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 27 JUN 2019
... use," she said. The ability for the regulator to intervene is not a new concept, with regulators in the US, UK, European Union, Hong Kong and Taiwan already exercising similar powers, she added. "ASIC having this power was recommended by the 2014 Financial ...
Chief economist update: EUr next
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2019
... succeeded in making China kowtow - er, compromise - to his demands. Trump's now trained his crosshairs on the European Union (EU). Factset reports: "USTR proposed list of European products it will hit with tariffs in retaliation for $11 billion worth ...
Chief economist update: Hoping for the best, preparing for the worst of Brexit
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2019
... significantly on the nature and timing of EU withdrawal, in particular: the new trading arrangements between the European Union and the United Kingdom; whether the transition to them is abrupt or smooth; and how households, businesses and financial markets ...
Big banks, super funds join forces for sustainability
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2019
... wellbeing and social equity while maintaining financial system stability. This new group is modelled after the European Union's High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance and the UK's Green Finance Taskforce. It will be guided by a steering committee ...
Chief economist update: Japan should raise taxes another day
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2019
... including the effects of the two aforementioned factors; negotiations on the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union (EU) and their effects; and geopolitical risks". The same macro-risks every other central across the globe is guarding against. ...
IFM Investors to open new Europe office
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2019
The $120 billion fund manager is gearing up to open a new European office in the next six months, no matter which way the Brexit deal goes. IFM Investors already has offices in the UK , Berlin and Switzerland . Chief executive Brett Himbury told Financial ...
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