- Asset Class Return Forecasts - Q3 - 2021
Asset Class Return Forecasts - Q3 - 2021
Thursday 05 August 2021
The first half of 2021 has been witness to exceptional growth in demand fueled in large part fiscal stimulus and waning Covid-related restrictions. Latest data release indicates the major economies may be at the onset of high-water mark of economic acceleration and the growth will slow down worldwide. Uncertainties of future cash infusions paired with ebb and flow from Covid re-openings are likely to be further headwinds to further short-term demand acceleration...
The Recent Performance of ESG Investing, the Covid-19 Catalyst and the Biden Effect
The purpose of this paper is to appraise recent ESG trends in global equity markets. It contributes to a broader research project started at Amundi in 2014 on the relevance of ESG.
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