- Shifts & Narratives #10 - China is finally emerging from the US’s shadow
Shifts & Narratives #10 - China is finally emerging from the US’s shadow
Friday 15 October 2021
Research / Market
Today, with developed market equities highly correlated and bond yields remaining subdued, investors are searching for other sources of income. In this respect, China’s assets could prove to be a useful diversifier for global portfolios, as they are likely to become increasingly independent from US ones. This holds true at a broader economic level too. We believe that the time has arrived for China to finally emerge from the United States’ shadow, in the US-China fight for global economic and financial supremacy...
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ESG (environmental, social, and governance) investing has been making news headlines recently. With the rising adoption of ESG worldwide, regulatory scrutiny has started to intensify.
Shifts & Narratives #11 - Green sentiment: what impact on stock returns and firm's behaviour?
As a large number of investors turn to green assets, this raises questions about investors’ impact on the economy, in particular through their influence on firms’ valuations and corporate behaviour.
ESG Thema #3 - How can investors contribute to Net Zero efforts?
While carbon emissions have been increasing slowly despite efforts to bring them down, “net zero” commitments, however, have skyrocketed. Setting climate objectives used to be the appanage of public actors, but no longer. Investors are increasingly on board and net zero alliances exist for all kinds of financial institutions: asset owners, banks, asset managers. On top of that, at the COP26 in Glasgow, a net zero alliance of alliances will be launched “the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero”.