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Pendal appoints impact investment team

ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 13 DEC 2019
Pendal has appointed an impact investment team tasked with establishing a global equity impact strategy as part of the business' ESG research team, Regnan. Led by Tim Crockford, formerly the head of the Hermes Impact Opportunities Equity Fund, and ...

China still positive despite unrest

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 3 DEC 2019
... project a diminishing growth gap between emerging and developed markets, which should support EM currencies versus the US dollar for a while," Buchet says. "Considering the relative value between developed and emerging markets, what strikes us is that ...

First green bond ETF listed

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 29 NOV 2019
BetaShares has listed the first Diversified Bond ETF in Australia with a significant allocation to green bonds. The Sustainability Leaders Diversified Bond ETF - Currency Hedged (GBND) will track an index of green bonds issued by companies and governments ...

Chief economist update: Weaker yen strengthening Japan

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 NOV 2019
... reading of 11.75 overnight. This was around the same time as the yen reached this year's high of ¥105.08 versus the US dollar and €116.08 against the Euro as investors sought cover in the safety of the Japanese currency. The US dollar has appreciated ...

The AUD is key

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 18 NOV 2019
... competitive in the world market (even with higher tariffs). Not only that, exporters would receive an extra boost from their US dollar - or euro or yen or pound or yuan) earnings when they're translated back into Australian dollars. Wait, there's ...

Chief economist update: The yen to dictate if BOJ turns words into action

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 7 NOV 2019
... third time in October, following its July and September rate cuts. But instead of depreciating against the yen, the US dollar had been appreciating against the yen since late August. The same could be said of the euro, despite the European Central Bank's ...

Chief economist update: It's the money, stupid

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 29 OCT 2019
... dropped from a 12-year high - that signalled the 2007-2009 recession - of 37.9% to 34.8%. The recent weakening in the US dollar also helped - the Bloomberg US dollar spot index has depreciated by 2.1% from a 2019 high of 99.337 at the end of September ...

One in three chance of global recession: Aviva

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 14 OCT 2019
... portfolios conservatively, retaining a preference for duration, particularly in the US, Australia, and Canada, and the US dollar. "We maintain a neutral view on equities, preferring exposure to credit and emerging market bonds," Aviva said. "This is ...

Chief economist update: When QE is not QE

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 14 OCT 2019
... the Fed could be panicking. QE or not QE, the Fed's latest move should help steepen the yield curve, weaken the US dollar and support the equity markets as it had done in the past.

Chief economist update: Are capital markets the next Sino-US battleground?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 30 SEP 2019
... Chinese companies included in stock indexes managed by US firms." As a result, the Chinese yuan fell by 0.4% versus the US dollar and while the Shanghai composite index inched up by 0.1% (it closed before the news), China shares traded on the US exchanges ...