Equities

“Anyone but Suga is good news”: T Rowe Price eyes further gains for Japanese equities as election approaches

“Anyone but Suga is good news”: T Rowe Price eyes further gains for Japanese equities as election approaches

Appetite for Japanese equities appears to be turning a corner after years of investors underweighting the region, with the country’s rapid roll-out of Covid-19 vaccinations and hopes over its upcoming election driving share prices higher in September.

ESG & responsible investing

Largest asset managers' support for shareholder votes on climate and diversity rises sharply 

Largest asset managers' support for shareholder votes on climate and diversity rises sharply 

Five of the world’s largest asset managers – BlackRock, Vanguard, State Street, Fidelity, and JPMorgan – have dramatically increased their support for shareholder proposals on topics relating to the environment and diversity during this year’s proxy season, according to new data from analytics provider Insightia.

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East to West: Lessons from the global generational wealth transfer

East to West: Lessons from the global generational wealth transfer

By Max Eppel, CEO at McFaddens & Co – The “Great Wealth Transfer” is well and truly upon us, and the variety of issues surrounding everything from succession planning to generational friction on how to invest for future growth, or wealth preservation has been thrust into the mainstream. It is certainly top of mind to many of our clients, and they are looking to us for unique solutions and advice.