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AMP Capital buys digital infrastructure firm
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
AMP Capital will acquire a majority stake in a Swedish technology company, adding to its growing infrastructure equity portfolio . AMP Capital will be a majority shareholder in VX Fiber, which provides fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) networks by partnering ...
Chief economist update: Could COVID-19 dissenters be correct?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 4 AUG 2020
... response to the pandemic could be taken as a coronavirus conspiracy theorists' dream. According to Euro News: "The Swedish strategy allowed people to keep living largely as normal. Stores and restaurants remained open - so too did many schools." ...
Chief economist update: Coronavirus cures climate change
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 16 MAR 2020
... outsized $8.8 billion into the financial system. Riksbank to lend US$51 billion to banks to maintain supply of credit to Swedish companies and Norges Bank cut its key rate by 50 bp to 1%, lowered the counter-cyclical capital buffer for banks by 150 bp ...
Chief economist update: Currency manipulators beware
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 MAY 2019
... 'Big Mac' index. It showed that apart from the overvaluation of the Swiss franc (18.7%), Norwegian krone (5.0%) and Swedish krona (4.6%), currencies in the rest of the world are undervalued relative to the US dollar. China's yuan was 45.3% ...
HESTA joins ESG social media fight
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 APR 2019
... funds have joined the movement globally - including the Church of England Pensions Board, West Yorkshire Pensions Fund and Swedish national pensions funds AP1-4. HESTA chief executive Debby Blakey said: "Social media companies have become incredibly ...
Infrastructure manager turns up the heat
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 9 JUL 2018
... acquisition is Whitehelm's third in the Nordic region, joining its ownership of Norwegian energy from waste business SAE and Swedish onshore wind farm, Storrun. Earlier this year the firm acquired a portfolio of regional and compressed natural gas refuelling ...
The growth-inflation divide
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 28 APR 2017
... rate being cut than of it being raised in the near term". The extension came as a surprise particularly in light of the Swedish central bank's upping its growth forecast to 2.8% (from 2.5% earlier predicted) this year and 2.3% (from 2.2%) in 2018. This ...
Swedish pension giant commits to total decarbonisation
MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 JUL 2016
... commitment to low carbon investing by an institutional investor. In order to reduce its exposure to climate risk, The Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, known as AP4, has allocated 21.8 %, or around $4.2 billion of its global equity portfolio to low ...
Fidante manager closes $400m industrial water fund
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 JUL 2016
... Industrial Water Infrastructure Limited has received $400m in commitments from six institutional investors, including the First Swedish National Pension Fund (AP1) and BAE Systems' pension fund's investment manager. It is the first institutional fund ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 22 APR 2016
... the end of 2016". The Riksbank surprise decision was taken in order to reduce the risk of further appreciation in the Swedish krona because the recent upturn inflation is "fitful and inflation is expected to undershoot the target in 2016". The Riksbank ...
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