A report by the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) and PwC reveals that an equity shortfall of up to EUR600 billion threatens Europe’s economic recovery despite the significant public support measures and private capital made available across Europe to support economies during the pandemic.
The ‘social premium’ for investing in companies with good or improving social practices is rising, according to new research from US-based asset manager Federated Hermes.
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has identified the key priorities where financial market infrastructures (FMIs) should focus in the coming years to proactively and effectively manage risk in a post-pandemic environment.
“Hold your views, but hold them lightly”: Fast-growing GQG Partners on the art of devil’s advocacy in asset management
In a year when many money managers were losing ground, Florida-based outfit GQG Partners were able to double assets under management to USD62 billion.
The vast majority of pension schemes say that Covid-19 is not having a detrimental effect on them running their schemes and helping savers achieve a better income in retirement, but have warned against the ending of regulatory easements too soon, a PLSA survey can reveal.
Investors piled back into value stocks as November’s twin breakthroughs in the search for an effective vaccine against Covid-19, by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna, renewed optimism and prompted a huge rally in global markets.
With the global economy dogged by so much uncertainty, pension investors find themselves on a journey into the unknown and now prize portfolio resilience above all else, according to a new report published today by CREATE-Research and the largest European asset manager, Amundi.
The European asset management industry is back on track for another year of growth, according to industry body The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) – with assets under management rebounding strongly after being hit by the coronavirus crisis in the first quarter of 2020.
The long-term consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic for the European cross-border market are unknown, but the viral outbreak has already left its mark on the asset management industry. Cross-border managers face additional challenges, including squeezed margins, regulatory uncertainty, and Brexit. However, there are reasons for optimism, according to the latest Cerulli Edge — Europe Edition.
With the ongoing pandemic, how people currently work and live has changed dramatically and therefore so has their carbon footprint. Whilst the emissions from offices and, more importantly, business travel have reduced, the majority of people are now working from home and creating emissions from increased energy use there.