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Transition to renewables trumps divestment

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 SEP 2021
Asset owners are increasingly opting to transition to renewable energy rather than take the blunt approach of divestment, an industry event revealed. Mercer senior sustainable investment specialist Jillian Reid spoke at the Australian Institute of Superannuation ...

Chief economist update: The cloud over the rainbow

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 26 FEB 2021
... that they would rather have that than the longer-lasting organic growth in the economy. To them I say, bring back Donald J Trump, if you dare. This happened once before (when I came to your door) - sorry I can't get those Beatles out of my head - when ...

Aussie super funds and Biden's US infra push

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 12 FEB 2021
The Biden administration is putting a $3 trillion infrastructure investment opportunity on the table, which superannuation funds should seize. This is according to Australia's ambassador to the US Arthur Sinodinos, who flagged that the largest capital ...

You can't hate Trump but love the S&P 500: Research

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 29 JAN 2021
If you disliked Donald Trump, you may want to reconsider your investment in S&P 500 stocks as new research shows these companies are likely to donate more to the Republicans than to the Democrats. Goods Unite Us mapped political donations from S&P 500 ...

Chief economist update: Virus now, inflation later

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 25 JAN 2021
The inauguration of Joe Biden as the US's 46th president and his almost immediate buckling down to work garnered much of the media's attention last week. Hours after he was sworn in, Biden signed 17 executive orders, memorandums and proclamations ...

Chief economist update: USA Inc is under new management

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021
... and challenge, and unity is the path forward." Biden led the way. He announced to the world that former President Donald Trump wrote a "very generous letter". There you go, Trump's human after all. POTUS 46's words and immediate actions would ...

Former Trump aide launches crypto fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 JAN 2021
The former communications director of outgoing US President Donald Trump has launched a cryptocurrency hedge fund. Anthony Scaramucci, the founder and managing partner of US$7 billion alternative investment manager SkyBridge Capital, has launched SkyBridge ...

Chief economist update: Yuan the victim of China's success

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 15 JAN 2021
... revved up demand for its currency. The Chinese yuan has appreciated by 6.5% to RMB6.5398/US$1 last year - the highest since Trump started the Sino-US trade war in 2018 - and by 9.5% from its 2020 low. Despite the yuan's sharp appreciation, Chinese ...

Chief economist update: China on my mind

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 14 JAN 2021
The All Ordinaries index finished 2020 with a gain of 0.7%. Nothing to write home to mother about, especially compared with the 16.3% and 16.0% surge in the S&P 500 and the Nikkei-225, respectively, over the same period. However, the local bourse's ...

Chief economist update: No pandemic on Wall Street

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 JAN 2021
Pandemic? What pandemic? The S&P500 index the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 2020 at record highs despite the US topping the list of countries with most total cases of coronavirus infections (21.3 million or roughly 25% of the world's total) ...
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