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ASIC review of ESG products underway

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021
... discussing the review, Armour cited efforts by international regulators to stamp out greenwashing. For instance, the European Union's taxonomy that seeks to define what can be considered sustainable or climate friendly, and the US Securities and Exchange ...

More super funds make climate commitments

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 17 MAY 2021
... to reduce emissions have come into sharp focus with new commitments emerging from the US, Canada, Japan and the European Union in recent weeks. The Australian private sector must be ready to help our country achieve deeper emissions reductions this decade ...

Chief economist update: COVID-19 causes double-dip

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 3 MAY 2021
The Eurozone is back - back in recession, that is, dragged down into a double-dip by the coronavirus -- its resurgence (third time unlucky), its variants and the slow pace of vaccinations. Preliminary estimates released by Eurostat show the single-currency ...

Chief economist update: NIRP embedded in BOE forecasts

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 5 FEB 2021
... to protect public health, as well as the nature of, and transition to, the new trading arrangements between the European Union and the United Kingdom. It would also depend on the responses of households, businesses and financial markets to these developments". ...

Chief economist update: An extra mile for a deal

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 14 DEC 2020
... true..." - Neil Sedaka It's been three-and-a-half years since the UK decided and then filed for divorce from the European Union (EU) and 11 months into the transition period after Brexit became official on 31 January 2020. Little has changed during ...

CBA opens Amsterdam office, eyes European instos

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 8 DEC 2020
... Reuters reported that the bank is shifting its presence from London to Amsterdam as the UK's exit from the European Union draws near. CBA will employ around 50 people in Amsterdam but keep the London office open, Reuters reported. CBA executive institutional ...

Chief economist update: China turns crisis into opportunity

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 8 DEC 2020
... partners, export shipments to the US jumped by 46.1%; Australia (22.6%); Taiwan (18.1%); South Korea (9.5%); the European Union (8.6%); and Japan (5.6%). Chinese import purchases increased slowed to 4.5% in the year to November from 4.7% in the previous ...

Poor progress on human rights revealed

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 17 NOV 2020
... raise the bar and with COVID-19's compounding impact, there is a real need for regulatory action, as planned by the European Union, as well as increased investor pressure to force change." Among the group of investors that applied that pressure was Aviva ...

FCA reviews regulation of foreign financial services firms

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2020
... all firms that are a part of and sit outside the European Economic Area (EEA), which consists of members of the European Union. The FCA said it does not propose to change existing rules or provisions in this consultation, rather aims to hear views on ...

Chief economist update: The next generation

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUL 2020
... happen. After five days of deliberation, negotiation and compromise, leaders of the 27 governments that make up the European Union (EU) unanimously agreed to an unprecedented €750 billion "Next Generation EU" (NGEU) Recovery Fund - to support member ...
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