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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 ...
J.P. Morgan launches ESG integration policy
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 14 JUL 2020
J.P. Morgan Asset Management has launched a new integrated ESG policy statement for its global funds management business. The new ESG policy includes a proprietary 10-point ESG scoring system to evaluate its asset management teams on their level of ...
Chief economist update: COVID-19 nightmare makes Brexit a dream
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUN 2020
... anniversary of Brexit - the day a referendum was held (and Britons voted in favour of) the United Kingdom leaving the European Union (EU). The uncertainty (horror) of it all sent Sterling's effective exchange rate diving from its 2008 high of 94.7 ...
Mirova chief labels ethical investing pledges hollow
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2020
... global investors signed a letter through the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) calling on European Union leaders to deliver a sustainable response to COVID-19. The letter was signed by Aberdeen Standard, AustralianSuper, Fidelity ...
Chief economist update: Coronavirus cures climate change
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 16 MAR 2020
... stimulus package following the US$96 million package of emergency funds announced only three days earlier; the European Union plans to launch a €37 billion euro investment initiative, allow flexibility on budget deficits and use €1 billion ...
Chief economist update: The cure for Italy's tourism problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 MAR 2020
... solved! Then there's that bugbear of a budget deficit the new populist Italian government argued with the European Union about a little over a year ago. Brussels was worried that Italy's big spending promises would put its budget deficit to GDP ...
Chief economist update: UK is now Bailey's baby
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 11 FEB 2020
... orderly move, at the beginning of next year, to a deep free trade agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union". "The most recent indicators suggest that global growth has stabilised, reflecting the partial easing of trade tensions and ...
Chief economist update: Brexit - the news that was
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 10 JAN 2020
... British members of the European Parliament" and by this time next year, the UK would be completely divorced from the European Union (EU) with, or without, a deal. For sure, the most favourable outcome would be to Brexit with a mutually-beneficial deal. ...
Chief economist update: Three cheers for Christmas
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 16 DEC 2019
... year. Next stop, Brexit. The three and half year uncertainty that is the United Kingdom's divorce from the European Union has become less uncertain following the Conservative Party's, led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, thumping victory at the ...
Chief economist update: Brexit uncertainty is not all that bad
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 15 OCT 2019
... has spoken. "My Government's priority has always been to secure the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union on October 31," she has said. Whether her majesty will later come to regret mouthing these words - reportedly ghost written ...
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